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Police and fire

  • Worker pinned under forklift
    A Warsaw man was taken to the hospital in serious condition after he was pinned under a 2,000-pound forklift near the loading dock of the Creighton Brothers processing plant in Warsaw Thursday morning, the Kosciusko County sheriff's department said.
  • Search for drill leads police to drug-related arrest
    The suspected theft of a power drill led police to a Syracuse home containing precursors to meth production, the Kosciusko County sheriff's department said today.
  • Suspect in credit-card theft sought
    Someone using a stolen credit card racked up $2,000 worth of merchandise earlier this month, and the Allen County Sheriff'?s Department is asking for the public's help in identifying her.

Street victim dies; manner of death pending

A man found last week lying in the middle of a northeast-side street has died, and the manner of his death is pending following an autopsy, the Allen County coroner's office said today.

Conrad S. Symonds, 46, of Fort Wayne was found about 5:45 a.m. July 14 in the street in the 6000 block of Goodfellow Drive, the victim of an apparent hit-and-run crash, Fort Wayne police have said.

He died Friday at Parkview Regional Medical Center, the coroner's office said in a statement.

Symonds died from blunt force trauma, but the manner of his death is pending, the statement said. It said the death remains under investigation by city police and the coroner's office.