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Death Investigation, 1800 Sinclair Street, May 29 2012

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For Immediate Release:
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
Contact: Office of Public Information
260 427-1343
Death Investigation
Date/Time Incident: May 29, 2012 / 2:49 p.m.
Location of Incident: 1800 Sinclair Street
Victim:  Adult Female (deceased at the scene)
On Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at approximately 2:49 p.m. the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1800 block of Sinclair Street reference a report of a female in a vehicle who appeared to be deceased.  First responders arrived on the scene and paramedics pronounced the female occupant of the vehicle deceased.  Initial information indicates she was suffering a wound to the head, possibly a gunshot wound.  An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow at which time the identity of the victim will be confirmed, and the exact cause and manner of death of the victim will be determined.
Crime Scene Technicians and the Allen County Coroner's Office continue to process the scene at this time, and investigators continue to interview residents in the area.
This incident remains under investigation with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroner's Office, and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.
Assisting Agency: Three Rivers Ambulance Authority
Raquel Foster
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department

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