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Coroner releases name of dead man found on front lawn Saturday night

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 2:11 pm

The Allen County Coroner's office has released the name of a man found deceased in the front yard of a house in the 4900 block of Tillman Road Saturday night.

According to the report from an autopsy conducted Sunday, Jovon Clarkson Harvey, 44, of Fort Wayne, died from gunshot wounds at 8 p.m. Saturday. Harvey's death is the 39th homicide in Allen County in 2013.

According to Jeremy Tinkel, spokesman for the Allen County Sheriff's Department, the man was found at around 7:50 p.m. in front of a one-story ranch style home that occupied at that time of the shooting. Tinkel said crime scene investigators were on the scene until well after midnight Saturday.