|Found||February 28, 1981|
|Location||Sioux Falls, South Dakota|
|Missing from||Sioux Falls, South Dakota|
|Cause of death||Exposure (homicide)|
He died from exposure and a loss of blood.
In 2019, his biological parents were identified through genealogical analysis. His mother was arrested for his murder.
The victim's mother, Theresa Bentaas, concealed her pregnancy and after giving birth, she abandoned him in a ditch. She eventually married the baby's father in 1987 and the couple have two living children.