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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