Mugshot of Freddie Alcantar courtesy the Allen County Sheriff's Department.

Jury reaches verdict in mother-in-law murder trial

The jury took two hours Friday to find Freddie Alcantar Jr. guilty of the August 2013 murder of 59-year-old Deb Jones who was found dead in the bathroom of her Fort Wayne home.

Fort Wayne police found two people who appeared to be shot to death inside the blue SUV pictured in this photo taken Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.

FWPD: 2 shot to death inside SUV

Police found a man and woman dead after 911 calls about gunshots in the 900 block of East Wayne Street Friday morning.


Defense rests case in Alcantar Jr. trial

Freddie Alcantar Junior faces a murder charge in the stabbing death of his mother-in-law, Deb Jones. The homicide happened more than two years ago, and the five-day trial is almost over.