Teens find body in woods

Published: Apr. 14, 2022 at 9:41 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - Two teens found a man’s body in the woods on the city’s east side Thursday evening. The body was found near Birchwood and McCormick Avenues.

The neighborhood is not far from Adams Elementary School. Police said the teenagers spotted the man’s body from a distance and did not approach.

The man had injuries to his chest, but police would not elaborate on those injuries or how long he may have been dead. Officers did say the man was 63 years old and were waiting to publicly identify him until his family could be notified.

Police are working to learn how a man died, after kids found his body in a Fort Wayne...
Police are working to learn how a man died, after kids found his body in a Fort Wayne neighborhood.(WPTA)

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