CORONER: Toddler’s 2021 death ruled a homicide

Published: Jun. 8, 2022 at 2:48 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The Allen County Coroner’s office has ruled the October 2021 death of a 1-year-old a homicide.

The coroner’s office says on October 14, 2021, around 3 p.m., Savannah Rose Brown was found unresponsive in a home in the 8300 block of Newfield Drive. Savannah was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Testing from an autopsy showed that Savannah’s cause of death was fentanyl toxicity. Savannah’s death has been ruled a homicide by the coroner’s office. Savannah is the 49th homicide in Allen County for 2021.

WPTA is awaiting a response from FWPD about the status of the investigation.

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