Police probe out-of-town cop’s death

Indianapolis police are investigating an apparent homicide of a Massachusetts police officer near downtown’s Central Library early Friday morning. Sean Cooney, 27, was found in an alley near the Sylvania Apartments about 2 a.m., suffering from head trauma. He died a short time later at Wishard Hospital. Cooney was a part-time police officer with the Rutland, Mass., police department. He was visiting Indianapolis to make arrangements for a close friend who recently died.

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