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Breaking: Son arrested in connection with mother’s death

February 27, 2019

Breaking news this morning, Fort Wayne police have confirmed that Cordell Hughes has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to the death of his mother, Carmen Hughes. 

Police found a woman they later identified as Carmen A. Hughes, 60, dead from multiple stab wounds. She was discovered in her south-side apartment last Friday about 12:30 p.m. 

Police said family members found her body just before officers arrived. 

Hughes is Allen County’s second homicide victim this year. 

This story will be updated.