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Homicide Investigation Smith St & Emily St Feb 11 2013

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For Release: February 11, 2013

Contact: (260) 427-1343


Homicide Investigation


Date / Time:      February 11, 2013 / 2:02 a.m.

Location:          Smith Street & Emily Street

Victim:              Nathaniel Rainer, age 18, Fort Wayne 


Fort Wayne, Ind. - On Monday, February 11, 2013 at approximately 2:02 a.m., the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of Smith Street & Emily Street on a report of an unresponsive person found lying in the grassy area near this intersection. The victim, an adult male, was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.  The exact cause and manner of death will be determined by the Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the identity of the victim will be released pending family notification.


The incident remains under investigation with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.


Assisting Agencies: City of Fort Wayne Fire Department, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority 


Ofc. Raquel Foster

Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department


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