Woman’s stabbing death in south-side apartment ruled as homicide

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Woman’s stabbing death in south-side apartment ruled as homicide

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – A woman who was found dead last week in a south-side apartment was stabbed multiple times.
According to the Allen County Coroner’s Office, the woman’s death is a homicide. Investigators say they found the 60-year-old woman last Friday during a wellbeing check at the South Bridge apartments. They say she’d not been heard from in two days.

Fort Wayne police are not saying anything about suspects or a motive in the case.

Officers were called to 8604 Lakeside Drive at approximately 12:30 p.m. to check on the wellbeing of 60-year-old Carmen A. Hughes when they made the discovery.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the Allen County Prosecutors office.