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Quadruple Murder Suspect Fugitive Arrested in Fort Wayne

Quadruple Murder Suspect Fugitive Arrested in Fort Wayne

UPDATE: Fort Wayne news station WANE reports 21-year-old Cohen Bennett Hancz-Barron has been arrested at an apartment complex in Lafayette.

According to WANE, the arrest was made in a “joint-effort between FWPD Homicide, Gang and Violent Crimes Unit, Vice and Narcotics Unit, and the Indiana State Police.”

Hancz-Barron is being taken back to Fort Wayne where he will be booked into the Allen County Jail on four counts of murder.

ORIGINAL STORY: Fort Wayne Police are searching for a man suspected of killing a woman and three children in a southeast Fort Wayne home Wednesday morning.

According to a story from WANE, 21-year-old Cohen Bennett Hancz-Barron has been linked to the killing of four people found dead at 2904 Gay Street.

WANE reports police were called to the house at 10:45 a.m. and arrived at a “gruesome” scene.

Fort Wayne Police say Hancz-Barron was last seen driving a stolen black 2010 Ford truck with the license plate “RASHAD.”

Police also say Barron knew the victims, but they won’t say any more than that.

Hancz-Barron was last seen driving this black 2010 Ford truck with the license plate “RASHAD”

Hancz-Barron has a prior robbery conviction out of Starke County.

According to court documents, Hancz-Barron was sentenced to six years in the Indiana Department of Corrections in February and was allowed to serve it on home detention.

The court filed a “notice of escape” on April 20, and an arrest warrant was issued.

Hancz-Barron may also have connections in South Bend.

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