For Immediate Release

Date: 7/26/2023

Location: 1 E. Main Street

Time: 10:55 am

Suspect Arrested #1: Samuel Evans III, 50 yo

Preliminary Charges: Murder

Suspect Arrested #2: Lexus Evans, 25 yo

Preliminary Charges: Murder


On 7/26/2023 the Fort Wayne Homicide Unit made two arrest reference the death investigation on 07/25/2023 at Lower Huntington Road and Kruge Drive (23F086755). Two suspects were taken into custody without incident in a high risk traffic stop. 50yo Samuel Evans III and 25yo Lexus Evans are each facing a single count of murder in connection to the incident. They are currently at the Allen County Jail. The Homicide Unit was assisted by the Uniform Operations Division, the Vice and Narcotics Division, the Aerial Support Unit and the Allen County Prosecutors Office.