Allen County Coroner rules April fire on Rosemont Drive a triple homicide

Previously, 37-year-old Marcos Ildefonso Casares was the only victim who had a cause an manner of death determined in the coroner's first report.

Posted: Jun 4, 2020 2:43 PM
Updated: Jun 4, 2020 5:13 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The Allen County Coroner has announced the manner of deaths for two men who were killed in a house fire nearly two months ago in Fort Wayne.

Previously, 37-year-old Marcos Ildefonso Casares was the only victim who had a cause an manner of death determined in the coroner's first report.

His cause of death was determined to be multiple gunshot wounds and the manner of death is homicide.

Casares was the 11th Homicide in Allen County for 2020.

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After further investigation, the final autopsy reports have been received by the Allen County Coroner’s Office regarding the residential house fire in the 1800 block of Rosemont Drive, on Friday, April 10, 2020.

The coroner ruled that 51-year-old Doak Stanley McBride of Fort Wayne died from asphyxia due to intentionally set house fire with contributing factor of acute ethanol intoxication and cardiomegaly

McBride's manner of death has been determined to be a homicide.

McBride is the 17th Homicide for Allen County in 2020.

The coroner ruled that 32-year-old Kyle Gregory Call of Fort Wayne died from smoke inhalation.

His manner of death was also determined to be a homicide.

Call is the 18th Homicide for Allen County in 2020.

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