For Immediate Release

Date:    01/24/2024

Location: 1 E. Main St

Time: 0845 Hours

Suspect Arrested #1: Male, 14yo, Juvenile.

Preliminary Charges: Murder


On Friday, January 19, 2024, the Fort Wayne Police Departments Homicide Unit identified the location of a homicide suspect in Lebanon, Tennessee. The Homicide Unit coordinated with the Lebanon Police Department (Tennessee) reference the charges and the arrest of the suspect. The suspect, a male, juvenile, 14 years old, is facing a murder charge reference the homicide of Christopher Izekiel Easton on January 13, 2024, in the 4900 block of Vance Avenue. The juvenile will face an extradition hearing to determine extradition back to Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Homicide Unit was assisted by the Allen County Prosecutors Office and the Lebanon Police Department.