Death Investigation February 9, 2017


For Immediate Release

February 9, 2017

Death Investigation


Date:                           Thursday, February 9, 2017


Time:                           6:20 a.m.


Location:                    3200 Block Diplomat Drive




At approximately 6:20 a.m. this morning officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of Diplomat Drive and Wayne Trace Avenue on the report of a man down. Once on scene officers found an adult male down along the curb line in the 3200 block of Diplomat Drive. The unresponsive male was transported from the scene in critical condition but was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.


The male was discovered by a passerby who called police. Detectives have yet to establish the male’s identity and are canvassing the immediate neighborhood in hopes of gaining additional information. The coroner’s office will conduct an autopsy to establish a cause and manner of death. The identity of the male will be released by the Coroner’s office when appropriate to do so.


This incident is under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroner’s office and the Allen County Prosecutor’s office.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department