Amy Rodriguez Obituary, Death – Amy Rodriguez, 15, of Taylorsville was identified as the North teenager who was found dead, according to the office of the Bartholomew County Coroner. According to the Bartholomew County Coroner Clayton Nolting, an autopsy has been requested and is scheduled to take place on Tuesday. As a result of the evidence that was present at the scene where the youngster was discovered, the coroner’s office is conducting an inquiry into the possibility that the girl had taken an overdose. Toxicology tests will also be carried out, he said. See the Republic on Tuesday for further details on this subject. See the Republic on Tuesday for further details on this subject.
ORIGINAL STORY TOWN OF COLUMBUS, INDIANA — Today around 5:26 a.m., the body of a 15-year-old student at Columbus North High School was discovered inside a residence located in the 2100 block of Tyler Drive. Deputies from the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office are conducting an investigation into the teen’s death. An initial report of a 15-year-old female at the residence who was unresponsive prompted the dispatch of deputies and officials from the German Township Fire Department, according to the deputies who responded to the scene. The deputies quickly made a request to have investigators from the sheriff’s office come to the scene, and the detectives came not long after that to begin an investigation into the death.
The Bartholomew County Coroner’s Office is also involved in the inquiry and has dispatched personnel to the property where the incident occurred. “At this time, the investigation is ongoing,” said Sheriff Matthew A. Myers. “There are no further details to be released pending results from the coroner’s office as well as our investigation.” Det. Dane Duke, who serves as the spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office, stated that “at this point all concerned parties are complying with the investigation.” The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend its sympathies to the family and let them know that they are in everyone’s thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. The German Township Fire Department and the Columbus Regional Hospital EMS were among the other organizations who provided assistance at the incident.