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Indiana DNR Law Enforcement District 2
Thursday September 7th, 2017 :: 04:27 p.m. EDT
Advisory

Indiana Conservation Officers and Fort Wayne Police Department Investigating Water-Related Death in Allen County

DNR NEWS            
Division of Law Enforcement    

 
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Division of Law Enforcement
402 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2748
 
 
For immediate release: September 7, 2017
 
Indiana Conservation Officers and Fort Wayne Police Department Investigating Water-Related Death in Allen County
 
(Fort Wayne)  Indiana Conservation Officers and the Fort Wayne Police Department are investigating a water-related death in Allen County.
 
Two witnesses were walking on the Columbia Street Bridge at 1:30 pm on September 7, 2017 when they noticed a body floating in three to four feet of water and fifteen feet from the shore in the St. Marys River.
 
The Fort Wayne Fire Department made the recovery.
 
An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.
 
The identity and cause and manner of death of the black male will be released at a later time.
 
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Media contact:
 
Indiana Conservation Officer
Corporal Rodney D. Clear
DNR Law Enforcement
260-409-1160
rclear@dnr.in.gov
 

Address/Location
Indiana DNR Law Enforcement District 2
1353 Governors Dr
Columbia City, IN 46725

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 260-244-3720

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