Two teens who would have been sophomores at the school died as a result of suicide last month.
The former inmate was found Tuesday morning on the north side of Indianapolis.
The grant will go toward collecting and analyzing data on violent deaths across the state.
The number of Hoosiers who have committed suicide each year has steadily increased since 2006.
IU researchers have found a way to use genetic markers in the bloodstream to identify people who are at risk of committing suicide.
The Monroe County Sheriff‘s Department confirmed one male and one female were discovered dead after an apparent homicide-suicide.
The bill is named after a Farmland, Indiana native who died four years ago after returning from service overseas.
Last year, more combat troops took their own life than died in combat in Afghanistan.
Bei Bei Shuai, who attempted suicide while pregnant, has been charged with murder and attempted feticide.
The nasal spray anti-depressant aims to reduce suicide for those in the military.