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Gary Herbst
Name Gary Albert Herbst
Sex Male
Found December 3, 2017
Location Dallas, Wisconsin
Missing from New Prague, Minnesota
Identified June 2020
Span 2 years
Age 63
Cause of death Gunshot (homicide)

Gary Albert Herbst was a male whose partial remains were discovered in a wooded area of Barron County, Wisconsin in 2017.

He was identified by the DNA Doe Project in June 2020.


On December 3, 2017, police were dispatched to a local residence in Dallas, Wisconsin after the property owner found a human skull fragment on his driveway. The property owner claimed his dog found it and brought it back. Further searches of the surrounding woods yielded skeletal remains, which uncovered more skeletal remains.


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