A woman who was found dead after a wellbeing check last week was stabbed multiple times, according to the Allen County Coroner’s Office.
The coroner ruled 60-year-old Carmen Hughes’ death a homicide on Monday.
Police were called around 12:30 p.m. Friday to an apartment at 8604 Lakeside Drive, in the South Bridge Apartments complex off East Tillman Road. According to a police report, the woman had not been heard from in two days.
Fort Wayne Police officers arrived just after family members. In the apartment, the Hughes was found dead.
The Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Prosecutor’s Office and Coroner’s Office are continuing to investigate.