Police still investigating Carmel grad’s death



The Aug. 3 death ofCarmelHigh Schoolgraduate Brett Finbloom, apparently due to alcohol poisoning, remains under investigation byCarmelpolice.

The 18-year-old was transported to theIndianaHeartHospitalafter friends called 911 reporting that Finbloom had no pulse. He died two days later after being taken of life support.

In the 911 dispatch call, released last week by theCarmelpolice, an unidentified caller reported finding Finbloom passed out in the backyard of his eastsideCarmelhome. The caller said he was unable to find a pulse, and noticed a bump on Finbloom’s head where he may have fallen. According to the call, Finblooms friends believed he had been drinking vodka prior to arriving at the house. A statement issued by the Hamilton County Coroner’s office concluded that Finbloom’s death was consistent with alcohol poisoning.

Finbloom, the son of Norman and Dawn Finbloom, was a member of the varsity soccer team and “Do Something Club” while atCarmelHigh School. He volunteered at theMononCenter, where he worked with teenagers with special needs.

Finbloom was planning to move to theUniversityofOklahomathis week, where he intended to study business.

Finbloom is survived by his parents; sister, Jenna Finbloom; and grandparents, Keith and Dee Wiegand and Lorraine Finbloom. His obituary can be viewed online at flannerbuchanan.com.

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