Human remains found in rural Barron County, Wisconsin, in 1982 have been identified as a Minnesota man from White Bear Lake.
An identification process conducted by the DNA Doe Project, a nonprofit volunteer group, found that the remains are that of Kraig King.
Loggers found his decomposed remains near a tree line off of Hwy. 25 about four miles north of Ridgeland on Sept. 21, 1982.
The loggers initially thought they had come across a pile of clothes, only to find that it was a badly decomposed body.
A pathologist estimated that the remains were that of a white male, age 18-22, who died in the April or May of 1982. The pathologist also ruled the manner of death to be homicide.
King's killer remains unknown and Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald is asking the public to come forward with any information about why King would've been in Barron County in 1982.
Anyone with information is urged to call the sheriff's department at 715-537-3106.