Police investigate criminal downing death

The Allen County coroner has ruled that a woman found dead at the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, 3320 Coliseum Blvd. W., on May 10 drowned and her death has been ruled a homicide.

Initial findings in the death of Tiffany I. Ferris, 35, of Decatur, had the cause and manner of her death as pending.

Ferris' death is the 23rd homicide in Allen County in 2021.

At around 8:45 a.m. May 10, Fort Wayne Police Department officers responded to the hotel in regards to an unknown problem. The police were escorted to a room where they found a woman dead.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Detective Bureau at 260-427-1201, Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867, or use the P3 tips app.

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