Skip to main content

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:

Next Up

940 Margaret St, St Paul, MN 55106, United States - May 2019 (1)

4-year-old girl struck by hit-and-run driver in St. Paul

The girl was struck by the driver around 5 p.m. Monday.

Minneapolis police

Baby found safe inside car that was stolen in south Minneapolis

The incident happened near 32nd Street and Chicago Avenue around 7 p.m.

Anthony Edwards

Ant puts on a show to help Timberwolves beat Pacers

A third-quarter surge gave the Timberwolves their seventh win in their past eight games.

Mikko Koivu

Wild to retire Mikko Koivu's No. 9 jersey

Koivu will be the first player in franchise history to have his number retired.

Boebert-Omar - Flickr Gage Skidmore

Rep. Boebert refuses to apologize for Islamophobic comment toward Rep. Omar

A phone call Monday between the two lawmakers ended abruptly.

Patrick Peterson

Vikings place Patrick Peterson on COVID-19/reserve list

The Vikings cornerback said he was vaccinated in August.

flickr - thin ice warning - USFWS Midwest

'Numerous' reports of eager anglers falling through ice

Conditions are still unpredictable, and can vary even across a single body of water.


Minnesota health officials watching closely for omicron variant

Health leaders do not yet know how transmissible or severe the new variant is.

school bus stop pixabay

School bus driver charged in fatal hit-and-run will plead guilty

Another motorist told the driver to call 911, but he instead got on the bus and drove off, charges say.

Franconia Sculpture Park - Lorie Shaull - Flickr

5 outdoor destinations to explore around the Twin Cities

There's something for everyone on this list of overlooked spots.

Child mental health counseling

As pandemic continues, so do efforts to improve child mental health access

Children's Minnesota has announced it will open its first inpatient mental health facility for under 18s.

Dalvin Cook

Mixed reports on Dalvin Cook's injury status

The Vikings running back could miss two games...or he could play Sunday.


Medical examiner: Death of Wis. girl accidental

A preliminary autopsy report indicates 3-year-old girl Renna Williams died of accidental drowning near her home in northwest Wisconsin, the Star Tribune reports. The girl went missing Tuesday evening. Divers found her body late Wednesday afternoon in a canal. Burnett County Medical Examiner Mike Maloney says, "There were no signs of foul play,"