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Fort Wayne man found dead in backyard

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WISH) — A Fort Wayne man was found dead in the backyard of a residence Sunday, police say.

News 8 reached out to the Allen County Coroner’s Office for the man’s identity and cause of death. No reply had been received by Jan. 1.

At 8 p.m. Sunday, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 800 block of West Creighton Apartments on a report of an unconscious and unresponsive person in the backyard of a residence. When officers arrived, they located an unresponsive adult male in the backyard of the residence.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene by the Fort Wayne Fire Department.