The Fort Wayne Police Department is in need of the community’s help to provide information regarding Saturday’s homicide of a mother kidnapped from her home and murdered in her vehicle just blocks from her residence.  The victim was home with her two children, when the suspect, dressed in all black, forced his way into their home on Standish Drive with a short barreled rifle and a black backpack at approximately 5:15 p.m.  After threatening to kill the victim and her children, the suspect kidnapped the victim and forced her to drive him away in her SUV and shot her to death just 4 blocks from her home, firing approximately 30 rifle rounds into her vehicle.  The suspect then ran westbound from Standish Drive in the 2100 block Fairfax Avenue.  For those who live in this area, please review any security cameras you may have installed on your property for a suspect dressed in all black running with a rifle and black backpack.  If you have any information that could assist the Department in identifying and locating this homicide suspect, please call 427-1201 or Crimestoppers at 436-STOP or use the P3 App.










Sergeant Jeremy Webb
Public Information Officer