*UPDATE* FWPD investigates body found in alley near downtown

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**UPDATE** This article, originally published on 3/25/19, was updated on 3/26/19 to include the victim’s name and again on May 28 to include his cause and manner of death. 

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating after the body of a man was found in an alley in the 1400 block of Huestis Avenue Sunday night.

According to a press release, officers were called to the scene at about 10:47pm. Paramedics pronounced the victim, 35-year-old Ronald Strother, dead at the scene.

Detectives canvassed the neighborhood and Crime Scene Technicians processed the scene and collected evidence. The victim’s cause of death was fentanyl toxicity and the manner of death was ruled accidental according to the final autopsy report.


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