Coroner identifies Fort Wayne woman who was kidnapped, shot over weekend

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The Allen County Coroner's Office has identified a woman who was kidnapped while she was home with her two children and then shot to death in her SUV.

It says 39-year-old Maria Del Scorro Maldonado Ambriz of Fort Wayne was found dead in her vehicle at 5:20 p.m. Saturday.

She suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say a man dressed in all black forced his way into her home with a short-barreled rifle and a black backpack.

He threatened to kill the children before abducting Ambriz.

Police say he fired about 30 rounds in the vehicle, killing Ambriz. After the shooting, he ran from the SUV.


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