Police probe death after house fire

October 1, 2012

Indianapolis police and arson investigators are probing the discovery of a body inside a fire-damaged home in Lawrence Township. Bryant Steele, 27, was found dead in his home at 3921 Chateau Drive about 7 a.m. Sunday after a blaze was put out by firefighters. Relatives said Steele, who has a lengthy criminal history, frequently went out in public dressed as a woman and may have been a target for violence. The fire caused an estimated $90,000 in damages.