Remains found in Crawford County identified, victim of homicide

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Remains Found In Crawford County, Aug. 10, 2020
Remains found in Crawford County, Aug. 10, 2020

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Kan. – Authorities identify remains found in western Crawford County, Kansas and are investigating his death as a homicide.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office have identified the skeletal remains of a man found on Aug. 10 north of K-126 on 80th Street in western Crawford County.

(Previous Story: Human remains found in rural Crawford County)

Authorities say the remains were that of 19-year-old Joseph Ruttgen. On July 1, 2020, Ruttgen was reported missing by a family member to the Erie Police Department. He was last seen in Parsons, Kan.

Forensic anthropologist, Dr. Alexandra Klales, and forensic scientists from the KBI forensic science laboratory assisted in the identification of Ruttgen . Due to the condition of the remains, DNA was used to positively identify Ruttgen.

Ruttgen was the victim of a homicide. Anyone with information about the circumstances of his murder is asked to contact the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME, or the Parsons Police Department at 620-421-7060. Tips can also be submitted online at https://www.kbi.ks.gov/sar.

The investigation is ongoing.





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