Author Topic: WILLIAMS COUNTY JOHN DOE: WM, 30-40 - Found in the Missouri River - June 22 1982  (Read 229 times)


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Williams County looking to solve 38-year-old cold case of unidentified body

by: Keith Darnay
Posted: Jun 24, 2020 / 10:41 AM CDT   / Updated: Jun 24, 2020 / 10:41 AM CDT   

Williams County authorities need your help on a 38-year-old cold case: Identifying a body found in the Missouri River east of Williston in the early 1980s.

On June 22, 1982, a deceased Caucasian male was located near the mouth of the Little Muddy River. Despite a thorough investigation at the time, the male has yet to be identified.

The Williams County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help.

The male was about 5 feet 9 inches tall, approximately 160 pounds and between the ages of 30 to 40.

He was found fully clothed.

Authorities have provided photos of tattoos on the body and a picture of the boots he was found wearing.

If you have any information concerning this investigation, you’re asked to contact the Williams County Sheriff’s Office Detective division at 701-577-7700.