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NEW INFO: Probable cause documents released in multi-homicide investigation

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Information from court documents alleges that Cohen Hancz-Barron killed four people in a home Wednesday morning.

The documents accuse 21-year-old Cohen Hancz-Barron of killing four people with a sharp object by the necks.

According to the affidavit, police arrived on scene at around 10:43 a.m. in response to an unknown problem.

When police arrived, they found four victims in a downstairs bedroom dead, including Barron's girlfriend. The victims appeared to have significant injuries to their necks from a knife.

Officers interviewed witnesses on scene to try to piece together what happened.

According to one witness, Barron had left the scene at around 5:54 a.m. in the girl friend's Ford truck and did not have permission to use it.

Police used video surveillance from Whitney Young School to prove Barron left around 5:54 a.m. - 6:15 a.m.

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The mother of Barron told police he hadn't contacted her in more than a year, except until June 2 to wish her a happy birthday. Barron then showed up to her house around 6:15 a.m. "talking crazy and acting crazy", saying he had been shot.

She told police he asked her for duct tape and money, but she refused and demanded him to leave.

According to the affidavit, surveillance video shows Barron showing up to his step-mother's house at approximately 6:31 a.m. in the same truck.

According to authorities, the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Indiana State Police located Barron in Lafayette, Indiana at an apartment complex and took him into custody around 5 p.m. Wednesday.

When police took Barron into custody, he had a knife that appeared to have a red stain on the blade and the Ford truck was located outside of the apartment.

Police say while Barron was in Lafayette, he was in contact with a witness in The Fort. The witness then contacted police and had their conversation recorded via the 911 dispatch center.

In that conversation, police say Barron asked her to send him money via cash app because he needed a lawyer out of Chicago.

According to the recording, Barron confirmed he was there at the scene Wednesday morning and told the witness to look at Facebook to see what he had done.

According to the affidavit, Barron told the witness he was shot, but he pulled the bullet out himself.

On the way back to The Fort from Lafayette, Barron asked police if he "will do time for this case before the time I had on my other case." By this he meant from violating his probation in Starke County.

When police arrived to the Fort Wayne Police Department with Barron, they entered a recorded interview room where Barron answered multiple questions vaguely and wanted to speak with a lawyer.

After some observations, police found the victim's Visa card in Barron's billfold and no apparent gunshot wound on Barron's body.

With multiple witness statements, video surveillance and evidence collected, police are led to believe Barron killed four victims with a knife.

Barron is set to face four murder charges.

Emilia Miles

Emilia Miles joined Fort Wayne’s NBC in September 2019 as a Social Media and Digital Content Manager. Emilia also serves as a producer. She’s a Fort Wayne native and graduated from Indiana University.

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