News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:
Date/Time of Incident: October 2, 2012 / 11:18 a.m.
Location of Incident: 2900 Weisser Park
Victim: Adult Male
On October 2nd, 2012 at 11:18 a.m., officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department were dispatched to the area of McKee and Weisser Park in reference to a man down call. Officers discovered a young adult male, that appeared to have suffered significant injuries, in the backyard of a vacant residence in the 2900 block of Weisser Park. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives, representatives of the Allen County Coroner’s Office and Allen County Prosecutor’s Office were notified and arrived to investigate. More information is expected after an autopsy is performed.
The name of the victim will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office. Also, the exact cause and manner of death will be determined by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.