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Battery victim dies, suspect arrested

Police were called to a house in the 2800 block of Stanford Ave around 1:00 a.m. on a report of a battery.

Posted: Oct. 24, 2018 12:24 PM
Updated: Oct. 25, 2018 6:36 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- A woman who was initially taken to the hospital in critical condition died Wednesday. 

Police arrested 34-year-old Jason Alan Steiss. He was preliminarily charged with domestic battery. Right now it's not clear if more charges will be filed. 

Officers were called to 2815 Stanford Avenue around 1:00 a.m. They found the female victim in critical condition inside the home. 

Steiss was also found inside the home and questioned by police. His relationship to the victim is not known at this time. 

The Allen County Coroner will release the name of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of her death. 

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