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Greene Street stabbing victim identified

Shortly after 3 a.m. Wednesday officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of Greene St. for the report of an unknown problem.

Posted: Dec 11, 2019 1:20 PM
Updated: Dec 12, 2019 10:31 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an apparent early morning stabbing on Wednesday.

Shortly after 3 a.m. Wednesday officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of Greene St. for the report of an unknown problem.

UPDATE: ARREST MADE IN GREENE STREET STABBING

Police say as they arrived on scene they located a female that appeared to have been stabbed.

They say paramedics arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The Allen County Coroner's Office has identified the victim as 49-year-old Stacy Jennings of Fort Wayne.

Jennings is the 25th homicide in Allen County for 2019.

Jennings' cause of death was determined to be multiple stab wounds and the manner of death is homicide.

Police say another female who was inside the apartment was taken to the police station for questioning.

At this time police do not know what the relationship between the two women was.

Crime Scene technicians are processing the scene for evidence.

This incident remains under investigation.

(Note:  A previous version of this story indicated the age of Stacy Jennings as 39 according to the coroner, this has been corrected.)

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