Death Investigation April 13, 2019


Death Investigation




Date/Time of Incident:          04/13/2019   9:35AM

Location of Incident:  3300 Oakwood Drive

Victim:                                    Adult Male (Deceased)



On Saturday April 13, 2019 at approximately 9:35 AM, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of the 3300 block of Oakwood Drive in reference to an unresponsive male laying in a field. As officers and paramedics arrived in the area, they located an adult male laying in a field unresponsive. Paramedics pronounced the male to be deceased.

Investigators were advised that an individual was walking in the field and observed the body laying in the field before calling 911. Investigators are canvassing the area speaking with neighbors to see if they can provide information to assist them with their investigation. Crime Scene Technicians arrived on the scene collecting any evidence that may be available as well as documenting the scene.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Departments Detective Bureau at 427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP. The identity of the victim as well as the exact cause and manner of death will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Prosecutors Office, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.


John Chambers

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department