Coroner ID’s woman found dead in apartment

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The woman found dead inside an apartment on the city’s south side on Sunday evening has been identified.

Fort Wayne police investigate the death of a woman inside an apartment in the 8200 block of Bridgeway Lane on Sunday, May 1, 2016.
Fort Wayne police investigate the death of a woman inside an apartment in the 8200 block of Bridgeway Lane on Sunday, May 1, 2016.

The Allen County Coroner has not yet determined how or why 49-year-old Robin R. Nevarez died. The cause and manner of her death are pending further investigation and additional testing, the coroner’s office said Wednesday.

Nevarez’s body was found just before 8 p.m. Sunday inside her Southbridge Apartments home in the 8200 block of Bridgeway Lane. Officers were called there after someone reported coming across her body.

Paramedics on the scene pronounced her dead.

Police spokesman Officer Chris Felton said Sunday that Nevarez’s death was being investigated as “suspicious” and said the investigation remains active. No other details were immediately available.

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