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In wake of homicide investigation, New Haven Police Chief tells citizens, “We are here for you…”

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WOWO): In the wake of New Haven’s first homicide in nearly 20 years, New Haven Police Chief Henry McKinnon is telling the community that the New Haven Police Department is doing everything they can.

“I would like to tell the citizens of New Haven, your department is here for you, we work for you… we take crime very serious here,” McKinnon said.

30-year-old Jamie Klein was found stabbed to death inside a home Wednesday morning on Hartzell Road, south of 930 in New Haven. Police made the discovery after someone called in a well-being check.

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According to the Allen County Coroner, Klein died from multiple stab wounds.

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McKinnon says this is the city’s first homicide since February 1997 and although his department does not have a named suspect or suspects, they are working on some leads.

“We do have some leads that our detectives have been following up on and are currently following up on at this time.”

If you have any information about this incident, you can call the department’s main dispatch number at 260-748-7080.


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