Man killed in weekend stabbing ID’d; no suspect information

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — The man who died following a stabbing early Sunday morning in the 2400 block of Trentman Avenue has been identified.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office identified the man as Roderick J. Patterson, 25, of Fort Wayne.

An autopsy has been completed and the next of kin has been notified of the death, the Coroner’s Office said. The Cause of Death is Stab Wound of the Chest and the Manner of Death is Homicide.

Around 3:50 a.m., police were called to a home at 2409 Trentman Ave on a stabbing report. Fort Wayne Police said Patterson’s body was found in the middle of the road.

Police said that a preliminary investigation indicates that the stabbing occurred elsewhere at an unknown location. Patterson arrived at a residence on Trentman Avenue, and the resident at that address called the police. He was treated at the scene by medics and transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. He died a short time later while at the hospital.

Photo from the scene.

No suspect information has been released.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers or use the P3 app.

No additional information is available at this time.

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