Children at center of Amber Alert found dead in car near Elkhart Police Department

(Photo supplied/The Elkhart Truth)

10:20 P.M. UPDATE:  Police confirm the children at the center of the Amber Alert were found dead inside a car behind the Elkhart Police Department.

The children’s mother, Amber Pasztor, has been detained by police.

As an officer was leaving the Elkhart Police Department, Pasztor pulled up to the building and told the officer the kids were dead in the backseat.

Autopsies are set for Tuesday.

ORIGINAL STORY: A car that matches the vehicle described in a statewide Amber Alert issued on Monday, Sept. 26, was found behind the Elkhart Police Department.

Officers located the car around 5:30 p.m., according to 95.3 MNC’s reporting partners at The Elkhart Truth.

At 7 p.m. the Indiana State Police issued a notice that the Amber Alert had been cancelled because the children had been located.

RELATED: Police in Allen County looking for two missing children

The Amber Alert was issued for Liliana Hernandez, 7, and Rene Pasztor, 6.

Police believe their biological mother, Amber Pasztor, took the children from a home in the 7000 block of U.S. 33 near Churubusco just after 6 a.m. on Monday.

They were last seen in a 1999 tan or white Mercury Mystique with an Indiana license plate 982MJS.

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