UPDATE: Authorities identify teen found unresponsive after party

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

Metro Homicide was called in to investigate after an 18-year-old male was found dead in New Carlisle.

St. Joseph County Police were called to the scene around 8:30 a.m. Sunday in the 51100 block of Timothy Road.

The teen was found unresponsive at the scene.

Investigators interviewed several juveniles who attended a party the night before at the home, as well as one adult male.

Lt. Matt Blank with the St. Joseph County Police Department told NewsCenter 16 that investigators believe alcohol was a factor in the death.

On Monday, the male was identified as 18-year-old Andrew Jerome Tarquino Jr.

An autopsy is tentatively scheduled for Monday afternoon.


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