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The Journal Gazette

Monday, January 08, 2018 3:31 pm

Verbatim: 8-year-old Grabill girl 1st county homicide victim of year

The Journal Gazette

The Allen County coroner's office issued this news release today:

The Allen County Coroner's Office was notified of death of Deborah Kay Schwartz, female white 8 years of age, from Grabill, Indiana. Deborah Kay Schwartz was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head and was transported from the scene to a local hospital where she was admitted. Deborah Kay Schwartz remained in the hospital until death was pronounced. The family was notified of the death and no autopsy was performed.

The Cause of Death is Gunshot Wound of the Head and the Manner of Death is Homicide.

This remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff's Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and the Allen County Coroner's Office.

Deborah Kay Schwartz is the 1st Homicide in Allen County for 2018.