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Thursday, January 20, 2022 1:26 pm

Remains found in woods near Yoder identified

The Journal Gazette

A 59-year-old Fort Wayne man has been identified as the person whose remains were found Wednesday afternoon in a wooded area along a small creek near Yoder, the Allen County coroner's office said today.

The cause and manner of death for Thomas David Kiester are pending, the coroner's office said in a statement following an autopsy.

The remains were found just before 3 p.m. in the 15000 block of Harber Road. A witness working near the wooded area made the report.

The death remains under investigation by the Allen County sheriff's department and the coroner's office.



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