Death Investigation October 19, 2016


For Immediate Release

October 19, 2016

Death Investigation


Date:                           Wednesday, October 19, 2016


Time:                          8:20 a.m.


Location:                   6400 Block Fairfield Avenue


Deceased:                  Adult Male




At approximately 8:20 a.m. this morning uniformed officers with the Fort Wayne Department responded to the 6400 block of Fairfield Avenue on the report of a problem unknown. Officers arrived and were met by the caller who took them to a ditch line in 6600 block of Fairfield Avenue, where they observed an unresponsive male down a steep embankment. Fire personnel arrived and determined the male to be deceased.


The scene was processed by detectives and crime scene investigators. This death does appear to be suspicious in nature. The Allen Coroner’s office will be conducting an autopsy Wednesday to determine the cause and manner of death.


This incident remains 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