Family, medical examiner say body found is Tyler Berg


Family of missing Minnesota man Tyler Berg say the body found over the weekend in a marsh is the 24-year-old, ABC 6 reports.

The 24-year-old Austin native was last seen at his apartment in St. Cloud Sunday evening, Nov. 22.His car and items of clothing belonging to him were found in Monticello the next day. A body was found by searchers in the Monticello area Sunday, Nov. 29.

The Midwest Medical Examiner also confirmed the identity, according to a Monday update from the Wright County Sheriff's Office.

However, a manner of death was not determined – the release says the circumstances around Berg's death are "under investigation."

A GoFundMe page titled "Tyler Berg Memorial Fund" was set up Monday, reportedly by Berg's brother-in-law, the St. Cloud Times reports.

In the description it says Berg's body was found. It had raised about $1,800 of a $10,000 goal, the hope being to "ease financial hardship" on the family.

"Our family is very thankful for the collective efforts of the volunteers who helped find him," it says, adding: "[Tyler] had a huge heart and would often go to great lengths to bring out the best in others. He will be missed by everyone he came in contact with."

The Facebook page Help Find Tyler Berg posted this update Monday:

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