Indiana State Police conducting a death investigation in Paoli

PAOLI – On Tuesday, detectives with the Indiana State Police Jasper Post began conducting a death investigation after 38-year-old Joshua Wade, of Paoli, was found dead on North Gospel Street.

At approximately 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, the Paoli Police Department responded to a call of an unresponsive male near Tractor Supply at 889 North Gospel Street in Paoli.  Officers responded and located the man laying along the north side of the building. 

The Indiana State Police were asked to lead the investigation.

The  Paoli Police Department, Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Orange County EMS, and the Paoli Fire Department assisted at the scene. 

 Wade was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Orange County Coroner’s Office.

An autopsy is scheduled for today to determine the cause of death. 

Indiana State Police Detectives are being assisted in the ongoing investigation by the Paoli Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.