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ABC21 Crime Tracker

ABC21 is tracking homicides in Allen County and Fort Wayne. This database lists the names, locations, and latest details on each case.

There have been 33 homicides in Fort Wayne and Allen County in 2020.

This map is a work in progress and will be updated as new cases arise.

  1. Marlon Lee Kimbrough, 40, of Indianapolis. He was shot to death and found near the train tracks at Oxford Street and Meyer Road on Jan. 7.
    • ARREST MADE: Detectives arrested Sedrick Williams for his role in the shooting.
  2. Diquan Meriwether, 19, of Fort Wayne. He was shot on Abbott Street on Jan. 14.
  3. Than Khan Khai, 49, of Fort Wayne. He was shot in the neck in the 3400 block of Senate Avenue on Jan. 20, 2020.
  4. Warrell Booher, 48, of Fort Wayne. He was stabbed to death at the East Central Towers apartment complex on Jan. 24, 2020.
    • ARREST MADE: Michael Foster turned himself in after he learned he was a person of interest in the case.
  5. Eric Ray McDonnel Jr., 15, of Fort Wayne. He was shot to death in an alley between Euclid Avenue and Central Drive on Feb. 19, 2020.
  6. Tonisha T. Richardson, 25, of Fort Wayne. She was stabbed to death at the Shoaff Park Villas in the 4700 block of Jason Drive on Feb. 25, 2020.
  7. Mon Ong, 21, of Fort Wayne. He was shot to death in the 2400 block of Barnhart Avenue on Feb. 26, 2020.
  8. Brooke J. Wendel, 23, of Fort Wayne. She was shot to death in the 2400 block of Barnhart Avenue on Feb. 26, 2020.
  9. Donna Sue Taylor, 48, of Fort Wayne. She was shot to death in what police called a murder-suicide in 2400 block of Riedmiller Avenue on March 2, 2020.
  10. Nicholas Phillips, 36, of Fort Wayne. He was found shot to death in the driver's seat of a vehicle in the 5300 block of Hursh Road on March 15, 2020.
  11. Marcos Ildefonso Casares, 37, of Chicago, was found shot in a burning home along with two other men in the 1800 block of Rosemont Drive on April 10, 2020.
    • ARREST MADE: Detectives arrested J. Trinidad Ramirez II in connection to a shooting and fire that was intentionally set that claimed the lives of three men.
  12. Nicholas James Elsner, 26, of Bluffton, was found shot dead in a vehicle in the 7300 block of Wayne Trace on May 6, 2020.
  13. Austin Harrison, 24, was stabbed to death in the parking lot of Midwest Pipe & Steel on May 14, 2020.
    • ARREST MADE: Police arrested Harrison's wife Jamie Marsee in connection to his death.
  14. Ronnie Dontrell Hall, 21, was shot and killed at the Woodview Manor Apartments on May 18, 2020.
    • ARREST MADE: Fort Wayne Police arrested Hall's roommate Anshious Aron in connection to his death.
  15. Jaden Diaz Lee Nelson, 16, was gunned down on Avondale Drive on May 19, 2020.
  16. Roosevelt Allen III, 36, was shot in a home in the 500 block of McKinnie Avenue on May 31, 2020.
  17. Doak Stanley McBride, 51, died in a fire intentionally set on April 10, 2020.
    • ARREST MADE: Detectives arrested J. Trinidad Ramirez II in connection to a shooting and fire that was intentionally set that claimed the lives of three men.
  18. Kyle Gregory Call, 32, of Fort Wayne died in a fire intentionally set on April 10, 2020.
    • ARREST MADE: Detectives arrested J. Trinidad Ramirez II in connection to a shooting and fire that was intentionally set that claimed the lives of three men.
  19. Crystal C. Holmes, 48, was stabbed to death in her apartment in the 2100 block of Hobson Road on June 10, 2020.
  20. Manuel Mendez, 34, was shot to death in the 2100 block of Gilmore Drive on June 13, 2020.
    • ARREST MADE: Detectives arrested Timothy Hall Jr. in connection to the shooting.
  21. Kenneth Jerome Frierson II, 28, was shot dead in a home in the 5400 block of Werling Drive on June 19, 2020.
  22. Amanda Louise Hoglund, 22, of Fort Wayne was shot and killed in the 1900 block of Clarmarnic Drive on June 24, 2020.
    • ARREST MADE: US Marshals tracked down Martrell Weaver in Ohio and arrested him for the killing.
  23. Jalen Deandre Lindsey, 19, was shot and killed at a large party in the 5200 block of Corydon Court on July 5, 2020.
  24. Jean Emmanuel Duperat, 41, was shot dead at the Coliseum Inn on July 8, 2020.
  25. Damarcus A. Walker, 44, was battered in the Apple Glen Walmart on March 7, 2020. He later died from his wounds on April 11, 2020.
  26. Jacqueline Coley, 58, was a victim of a battery in October 2017. She later died from her wounds on July 19, 2020.
  27. Allen Lamar Ruffin, 31, was shot to death in the 2500 block of Lille Street on July 21, 2020.
  28. Frederick D. Sanders, 29, was shot multiple times and died from his wounds in the 1100 block of E. Lewis Street on July 26, 2020.
    • ARREST MADE: Police arrested Darrius Holliness in connection to the shooting incident that left two hurt and Sanders dead.
  29. Angel May Carter, 19, was found shot to death at the Rodeway Inn on Goshen Road on Aug. 9, 2002.
    • ARREST MADE: Authorities tracked down Thomas Jackson and charged him with murder in connection to her death.
  30. Antonyo Stephens, 42, of Columbus, Ohio, was shot and killed at a home in the 4900 block of S. Harrison Street.
    • ARREST MADE: Police arrest Markquiel Derrick in connection to the shooting incident on the 4900 block of Harrison Street on Aug. 14, 2020.
  31. Jonathan Darrel Wade, 32, was stabbed to death during a domestic dispute in the 4600 block of Standish Drive on Aug. 19, 2020.
  32. John Ray Deremer, 57, was shot multiple times in the parking lot of the Pantry Bar in the 1500 block of Wells Street on Aug. 22, 2020.
  33. Justin Cedrick Dawson, 25, was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 1000 block of Ridgeway Drive on Aug. 28, 2020.

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Homicides in Years Past

2019

There were 29 homicides in 2019.

Among the 2019 homicides, 19 were shootings, 9 were stabbings, and 1 was blunt force trauma.

One of the 19 shootings was a police action shooting.

2018

There were 46 homicides in 2018.

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