Freeborn Co John Doe 2015


On April 6, 2015 human skeletal remains were found off of I-90 near Albert Lea, Minnesota. On or near the remains were: a pair of Levi’s brand pants, waist 34, length 30; Stafford brand underwear; and Mario de Gerard loafers, size 8. Also found were a 10K gold ring with ruby colored stone and some coins with dates ranging from 1965 to 1992. Forensic investigators determined the remains were those of a male of uncertain race, possibly white of Hispanic or Latino heritage, 40-55 years old, and height of 5′ 6″ to 5′ 10″. Investigators estimate the man died 1-5 years prior to being found, possibly between 2000 and 2012.

NamUs ID: UP13731
Date Body Found: April 6, 2015
Race: Hispanic/Latino, Multiple
Sex: Male
Estimated Age: 40-55
Estimated PMI: Unknown
Location: Albert Lea, MN

Agency of Jurisdiction
Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office
Butch Huston, MD
[email protected]

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Status: Undergoing testing

Image Credit: Photo background and silhouette compliments of Jack Friess; image compiled by Jack Friess, DNA Doe Project.

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Last Updated: January 4, 2023

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February 2, 2022