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FWPD now investigating


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - A Valentine's Day death investigation has now turned into a homicide case.

Police were first called to the Candlelite Apartments early Sunday morning. At the scene, authorities found an unconscious woman. Medics pronounced her dead at the scene.

DEATH INVESTIGATION: One woman found dead in an apartment

The Allen County Coroner's Office identified the woman as 37-year-old Heather Nicole Hobbs of Fort Wayne.

She died from a gunshot wound to the head, and her death marks the 4th homicide in Allen County this year.

Kayla Crandall

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