Death Investigation March 11, 2017

For Immediate Release

March 11, 2017

Suspicious Death Investigation

Date:                                   Saturday, March 11, 2017

Time:                                    9:19AM

Location:                            400 Wiebke St

Victim:                                 Adult Male Deceased


On March 11, 2017, at 9:19AM, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a home in the 400 block of Wiebke St. to assist paramedics with an unconscious person. Upon arrival, police and medics located a deceased adult male inside this home.

Initial information indicates a resident came downstairs, and located the male unconscious, and immediately called 911. As mentioned, this death is being considered suspicious, as investigators are working to determine how and when the male died, and whether foul play was involved.

As is standard with death investigations, investigators are going door to door, checking if neighbors have any information to contribute, and crime scene personnel are searching for any evidence that may exist.

The cause and manner of death, as well as the identification of the deceased, will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

The incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, The Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.

There is no further information at this time.


Chris Felton

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department