Human remains were found in a Stearns County park on Saturday afternoon. According to authorities, the remains were found in a shallow grave by a hiker shortly after 1 p.m. at Mississippi County Park. The identity and gender of the remains are unclear. The Stearns County Sheriff’s office is working with Eden Prairie Police and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to determine if the remains are those of 24-year-old Mandy Matula, who went missing back in May.
Authorities say a skull found on a Skunk River sandbar in Ames was that of a woman of American Indian ancestry who died more than 200 years ago. Experts say the woman likely was 25 to 40 years old when she died.
Authorities in Colorado have made an arrest in the murder of 51-year woman with Minnesota ties. According to the Wheat Ridge Police Department, 54-year-old Melissa Miller was arrested Monday for the murder of Leann Meyer, whose remains were found near a cabin in Park County, Colo. on July 4. Miller is being held without bond at the Park County Detention Facility. Meyer had family in St. Peter, Minn.
Human remains have been found along the Eau Claire, Wis. river, according to authorities. Eau Claire deputies were notified that kayakers found a bone, which appeared to be a human bone, along the Eau Claire River, west of Big Falls around 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Authorities in Colorado are investigating the possible connection between the discovery of human remains and the disappearance of a Colorado woman with Minnesota ties. According to the Park County Sheriff’s office in Colorado, authorities were contacted on the evening of July 4 by people who had found human remains by their cabin. Wheat Ridge Police became involved in the investigation on Monday to help Park County officials determine if there’s any connection between the remains and missing Wheat Ridge resident Leann Meyer.
Authorities are investigating the discovery of human remains that were found in a Burnsville park.
Western Wisconsin sheriff’s officials are investigating the death of a person whose remains were found in a burned vehicle.
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after human remains were discovered near the Vermillion River in Hastings.
The Department of Defense says Tuesday that Air Force Capt. Darrell J. Spinler will be buried with full military honors on June 18.
The search for the source of a human bone found in Mankato cut short by snow in November will resume this week.
The remains of a man who has been missing since 2004 were found over the weekend by a group of hunters.