Area residents are still shaken up over the death of an antique dealer who was bludgeoned to death. 58-year-old J. Robert Shimer died of blunt force trauma to the head and his death was ruled the 30th homicide of 2012.
Booth 63 belonged to J. Robert Shimer of Fort Wayne. Those who knew him best called him J.R. Shimer was found dead just after five p-m at the antiques on Broadway store on Monday. A customer entered the store, searched for an employee, and found Shimer.
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