Body found in woods near home where two Fort Wayne children reported missing


The Allen County Sheriff's Department released new details about the man whose body was found in a wooded area just outside Fort Wayne early Tuesday morning.

The man was identified as 66-year-old Frank Macomber, the former neighbor of Amber Pasztor, who is accused of abducting two children from their Fort Wayne home on Monday.

Their bodies were found after Amber flagged down an Elkhart Police officer on Marion Street in Elkhart Monday evening. Their bodies were found in the car Amber was driving, which belonged to Macomber.

During a press conference on Tuesday, Hill said Amber provided information that helped them locate Macomber's body.

The Allen County prosecutor said Macomber is believed to have died before the children were abducted from their home in Fort Wayne. His body was found half a mile from the home where Liliana and Rene lived with their grandfather.

His cause of death was gunshot wound and his manner of death was homicide.

Macomber lived in a mobile home community and that Amber had lived in a mobile home nearby until she was evicted.

Police do not know the relationship between Macomber and Amber other than they were neighbors at one time.

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