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Death Investigation December 22, 2013

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Infant Death Investigation, 1000 W. Creighton Ave.


For Immediate Release: December 22, 2013

Contact: Office of Public Information 260-427-1343

City of Fort Wayne Police Department


Date/Time of Incident: December 22, 2013/10:25 AM

Location of Incident: 1000 W.Creighton Ave.

Victim:Infant, Deceased


On December 22, 2013 at approximately 10:25 AM EMS and Officers responded to the 1000 block of W. Creighton Ave. in regards to an unresponsive one year old infant.  Paramedics rendered aid to the unresponsive infant while en route to a local hospital; where the infant was pronounced deceased.


Preliminary investigation indicates that the infant was sleeping in bed with a parent and became unresponsive.  As protocol The Fort Wayne Police Department works all death invesitgations as homicides, until proven different.  The cause and manner of death will be determined by the Coroner pending an autopsy.   


This incident remains under invesitgation by The Fort Wayne Police Department, The Prosecuting Attorney's Office, and The Coroner's Office.


Officer Jeremy Webb

Office of Public Information




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