Tag: murder

U.S. Marshals’ task force arrests man wanted for homicide

U.S. Marshals’ task force arrests man wanted for homicide

| July 19, 2016

FORT WAYNE—U.S. Marshals arrested Anfernee Brent, 21, who is wanted in Yazoo Co. Mississippi on first degree murder charges. Brent was apprehended this morning at a relative’s apartment on Harris Road.  The charges resulted from an alleged drug deal gone bad.  Brent was booked into the Allen Co. Jail and awaits the extradition process. The […]

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Man found shot to death in car parked in alley

Man found shot to death in car parked in alley

| November 13, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:27 a.m., Nov. 11, City of Fort Wayne Police officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the alley in the 300 block of Kinnaird Avenue. Officers arrived and located an unconscious adult male in the driver’s seat. Medics arrived and pronounced the man, subsequently identified as 18-year-old Jose […]

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The Brittany Foote story: Domestic violence ends in murder

The Brittany Foote story: Domestic violence ends in murder

| November 9, 2015

By Lyndia Grant Faith Columnist Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer Sixteen-year-old Brittany, full of life with a beautiful smile, was a friend of Tyisha Waters. Brittany was murdered this year, her body never found. Early on, Brittany found herself in a violent relationship, one she would come to talk about with her […]

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Black women face increased violence

Black women face increased violence

| October 2, 2015

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—Black women were murdered at more than double the rate of white women in 2012 and almost all (92 percent) of these women knew their assailant, according a report titled, “When Men Murder Women” by the Violence Policy Center. The annual study, now in its 17th year, “examines FBI […]

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Third teen sought in murder investigation

Third teen sought in murder investigation

| September 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the whereabouts of Shakidi Dominikque Underwood who is described as a male black, 17-years of age born Nov. 3, 1997. Detectives have tied Underwood to the incident listed below. Warrants for murder, felony murder and robbery have been issued in his […]

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Atlanta teen convicted of murder when ‘gay panic’ defense doesn’t work

Atlanta teen convicted of murder when ‘gay panic’ defense doesn’t work

| August 20, 2015

By Terry Shropshire Special to the NNPA from Atlanta Daily World A Fulton County jury rejected an Atlanta teenager’s attempts to cop the “gay panic” card in killing of another man and hiding his body in the trunk of his car for two months. Marquavyian Gude, 19, was convicted of murder despite the fact that […]

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In one terrible weekend, ISIL beheads Christians, hundreds drown in ‘a mass grave’

In one terrible weekend, ISIL beheads Christians, hundreds drown in ‘a mass grave’

| April 21, 2015

(GIN)–As Europeans debated their policies towards the leaky flotillas steaming out of Libya, carrying most to a certain death at sea, members of ISIL were streaming a video of captured Ethiopian Christians on a beach. One group of Christians is on their knees and shot to death. Another group is beheaded. The video bore the […]

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Arrest made in Big Al’s robbery, homicide

Arrest made in Big Al’s robbery, homicide

| April 15, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Police officials recently announced that they have made an arrest in a high profile murder case that occurred late last year outside a local business. On April 10, Fort Wayne police officials issued a statement saying that FWPD homicide detectives, with the assistance from the department’s Gang and Violent Crime Unit, have arrested 26 […]

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Crime and Safety Report: January 21-27 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: January 21-27 Edition

| January 21, 2015

Woman critically injured in shooting FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:08 a.m., Jan. 14, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 800 block of Hamilton Avenue regarding a shooting. An adult female was found in the residence with a gunshot wound and taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Investigators determined that the […]

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Crime and Safety Report: Jan. 7-13 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: Jan. 7-13 Edition

| January 7, 2015

Victim in McKinnie street shooting dies FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:38 p.m., Dec. 29, 2014, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 600 block of Mckinnie Avenue in reference to a report of an altercation. Officers arrived and located an adult male in critical condition, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The male […]

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