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Police and fire

  • 1 held in cemetery slaying
    Police have arrested a Fort Wayne man on a murder charge in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found Monday in an undeveloped portion of Catholic Cemetery.
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    A 30-year-old South Bend man has been arrested in connection with Monday morning's break-in at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School, thanks to numerous tips, the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department said today.
  • Body found near graves
    Fort Wayne police were investigating the suspicious death of a woman found at an undeveloped part of a northeast-side cemetery Monday afternoon.
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50-year-old killed by dump truck is identified

A 50-year-old New Haven man who was trapped under a dump truck and died Friday has been identified.

Todd Fritcha’s death has been ruled an accident by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

New Haven police officers and members of the New Haven Adams Township Fire Department were sent to 7500 Indiana 930 shortly before 9 a.m. The man died at the scene, police said in a statement.

The death is under investigation by New Haven police, Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Indiana State Police and the coroner’s office.

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