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Remains Of Boscobel Man Identified 24 Years After They Were Found

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

The Grant County Coroner's Office has identified the remains of a Boscobel man 24 years after they were found.

New technology made the identification of Gale Joseph Byers possible after Coroner Phyllis Fuerstenberg re-opened the case. The human remains had been found in a wooded area off Highway 151 near Maryville Heights in 1995, but they were too decomposed for fingerprints to be taken then. Byers was 56 years old when he died of a heart-related condition.

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