Woman found dead in south-side apartment

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Police are investigating after a woman was found dead in an apartment on Fort Wayne’s south side midday Friday.

Police were called around 12:30 p.m. to an apartment at 8604 Lakeside Drive, in the South Bridge Apartments complex off East Tillman Road, on a wellbeing check. According to a police report, the woman had not been heard from in two days.

Fort Wayne Police officers arrived just after family members. At the apartment, the woman was found dead.

It’s not clear what happened. Police said the Allen County Coroner’s Office would conduct an autopsy and rule on a cause and manner of death.

The woman was not identified.

The incident remains under investigation by Fort Wayne Police, the coroner’s office, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office, police said.

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