Monday, November 11, 2013
(St. Paul, MN) -- For 20 years, the remains of a woman had been in the crime lab of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension without an identity. DNA tests have shown the remains are of Pearline Walton of Minneapolis, who disappeared in the summer of 1993 in the Twin Cities. Her body was found that November by a hunter in Wisconsin. Walton is the first person identified through a new unidentified remains project by the BCA.