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Friday, January 21, 2022 1:00 am

Remains found near creek ID'd as local man, 59

Journal Gazette

A 59-year-old Fort Wayne man was identified Thursday as the person whose remains were found Wednesday afternoon near Yoder.

The cause and manner of death for Thomas David Kiester are pending, the Allen County coroner’s office said following an autopsy.

The remains were found about 3 p.m. in a wooded area along a small creek in the 15000 block of Harber Road.

Someone 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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