Mario Gilmer Wiki – Mario Gilmer Bio
Mario Gilmer, who went missing earlier this week, has died. The Allen County Coroner’s Office said Thursday that the body of Gilmer was found on a railroad elevation near Hoagland Avenue and Melita Street in Fort Wayne late Monday night. He died of a gunshot wound to the head.
He was 12 years old.
Mario A Gilmer went missing at around 5 pm on Monday, but his body was found on a railroad elevation later that night.
An amber alert was initially issued for Gilmer, describing him as a light-skinned black male with thin dreadlocks, weighing 120lbs and measuring up to 5 feet tall.
However, the search was canceled by the following morning by Fort Wayne police.
Mario Gilmer Found Dead
The missing 12-year-old boy was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head in Fort Wayne.
According to the coroner’s office, the pre-teen died of a gunshot wound to the head, but no foul play is suspected.
The manner of his death is currently under investigation and has not yet been determined.
His family set up a GoFundMe page to fund the young boy’s funeral, confirming his death.
“Mario was 12 years old and had the most beautiful soul,” the page read.
“Any time you’d see him, he would be in a good mood and know exactly how to make your day. His smile and laugh were contagious.”
The page detailed that Gilmer leaves behind his parents, grandparents, and eight siblings.
The manner of the boy’s death has not yet been determined. The coroner’s office said it was pending investigation.
Fort Wayne Police said no foul play is suspected in the boy’s death.
Young Mario went missing around 5 p.m. Monday. He was last seen just south of Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne Police canceled the search for the boy early Tuesday.