Tag: death

Mining tycoon of Sierra Leone, presidential hopeful passes in London

Mining tycoon of Sierra Leone, presidential hopeful passes in London

| August 9, 2016

(GIN)—One of the wealthiest men in Sierra Leone who built his fortune in extractive industries died suddenly at White Chapel Hospital in London, according to the Sierra Leone Telegraph. Gibril Santigie Moseray “Super” Fadika was planning to run for the presidency of Sierra Leone in 2018 on the ticket of the All Peoples Congress. His […]

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Man dead after shooting, auto crash

Man dead after shooting, auto crash

| July 19, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:35 a.m., July 6, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3400 block of Mckinnie Street in reference to a personal injury automobile accident. As officers arrived on the scene, they located a male adult inside the vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived on the scene and […]

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Music  superstar Prince dead at 57

Music  superstar Prince dead at 57

| April 25, 2016

From various reports MINNEAPOLIS—In a year that has seen the deaths of a number of superstars in the entertainment world—Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire, Glenn the Eagles and the iconic David Bowie to name a few—this was by far the most shocking and, perhaps, unexpected. At approximately 12:50 p.m. EST, April 21, TMZ, […]

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Walmart employee killed in truck accident

Walmart employee killed in truck accident

| April 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8 a.m., April 11, Fort Wayne police responded to a report of an individual that was struck by a truck in the parking lot of the Walmart store located at 10420 Maysville Road. Once on scene, officers found an unresponsive man down in the parking lot. Medics and fire personnel pronounced the […]

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16 year old found suffering from gunshot in alley dies

16 year old found suffering from gunshot in alley dies

| April 4, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:07 a.m., March 31, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to several reports of gunshots in the area of 500 E. Sherwood Terrace. While searching the area, an officer located a male down in the north/south alley just north of E. Sherwood Terrace, between Monroe St. and Warsaw St., appearing […]

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Garage shooting victim dies

Garage shooting victim dies

| April 4, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:14 a.m., March 27, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5500 block of Glenridge Drive reference an armed subject firing gunshots in the garage of a residence. Officers arrived on scene and located a male adult victim inside the garage.  The victim was conscious and alert when officers […]

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Monroe man found shot to death in Fort Wayne

Monroe man found shot to death in Fort Wayne

| April 4, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:25 a.m., March 26, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were on routine patrol and heard several gunshots in the area to the east of the 3000 block of Holton Avenue. Several officers responded and began canvassing the area.  In addition, Dispatch received numerous telephone calls from citizens reference gunshots being […]

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Man dead after Bunt Drive shooting

Man dead after Bunt Drive shooting

| January 11, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At 6:15 p.m., Jan. 5, Fort Wayne police responded to a reported shooting in the 6000 block of Bunt Drive. Once on scene, officers found an unresponsive adult male in the driver’s seat of a running passenger car which was parked directly in front of an apartment. Medics pronounced the victim, later identified as […]

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Urban League site of two monthly grief support group sessions

Urban League site of two monthly grief support group sessions

| June 7, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Visiting Nurses hosts a Community Grief Support Group from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30  p.m., the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 S. Hanna St. The group offers support to adults suffering from grief due to a loss from death. The facilitators for the group sessions are […]

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Going up yonder

Going up yonder

| March 5, 2014

HOUSE CALLS During my many years of medical practice, I have made many house calls on folks who were going to their eternal rest. Often, loved ones from the family have suggested that the person be hospitalized. In some cases, I had no alternative but to do so. After surveying the home conditions, if they […]

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