For Immediate Release

December 24, 2021

Death Investigation


Date:  12/24/2021                 

Time:  9:01 PM

Location:  2300 South Lafayette Street 


On Friday, 12/24/2021, at approximately 9:01 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2300 block of South Lafayette Street reference an unknown problem. The caller reported a female was deceased after an argument. Officers arrived on scene and located the female / adult victim inside the residence suffering from life threatening injuries. Paramedics attempted to provide life saving measures, however, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators were summoned to assist in this death investigation. 

The Allen County Coroner’s Office will release the deceased identity along with the cause and manner of death. This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.   

Officer Jason Anthony
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department