Police identify man found shot in Greenfield

GREENFIELD — Police have identified the man who was found dead in a wooded area on the city’s north side last week as Doug Roth, 49, of New Palestine.

Roth died from a gunshot wound to the head, but police have not determined whether the manner of death was suicide or homicide. The case remains under investigation. 

Roth’s body was found by a family member Wednesday near State Road 9 and Opportunity Parkway, just north of Interstate 70, not far from Elanco headquarters.

Caitlin VanOverberghe is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3237 or cvanoverberghe@greenfieldreporter.com.