The New Brighton Department of Public Safety has sent out these new facial reconstruction images of a woman found dead 15 years ago in Long Lake Park. She remains unidentified. (courtesy New Brighton Department of Public Safety)
Police ask for help identifying woman
A woman who was found dead in New Brighton 15 years ago has never been identified, but now the image of her face has reemerged through facial reconstruction technologies, and though it’s only a likeness, police are hoping it will lead to new information in the cold case.
The investigation of the woman’s death began in the fall of 2000, when her body was found by two hikers just off a little-used path in Long Lake Regional Park. Police believe the corpse had been lying there for at least two months by the time it was found Sept. 15.
The New Brighton Department of Public Safety requested assistance from the FBI last year, specifically to have them reassemble characteristics of the woman’s face using facial reconstruction. The image was released to the public last week.
Suzy Tomlinson of Shoreview visits St. Anthony Park Library in St. Paul, bringing along her two children’s books and the teddy bear that inspired them. (submitted photo)
Suzy Tomlinson's bear books address 'troubles' younger kids encounter
Teddy isn't just a teddy bear, at least not in a local author's recent book series.
Sure, he's a little stuffed animal who talks, but Suzy Tomlinson of Shoreview created this bow-tied bear and his friend David, a little boy, in part to portray her relationship with her brother, David Dobis, who died of stomach cancer in 2002 at the age of 53.
Mayor honors the creators of giant octopus
It's been six years since New Brighton has seen a new face in the mayoral seat, but at its first city council meeting of the year, a new mayor was sworn in.
First-time candidate Val Johnson won the mayoral seat with 39.36 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,143 votes, winning the race over incumbent mayor Dave Jacobsen and current council member Gina Bauman back in November.
St. Anthony Village resident, Linh Ngyen, spent some time on Dec. 5 in the warm temperatures putting up Christmas lights in her front yard on the 29th block of Silver Lake Road. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
Pearl Darlene Christenson of Arden Hills passed peacefully, surrounded by her family on Oct. 11, 2015. Born to the Reverend Oscar and Mrs. Olga Jacobson on Aug. 21, 1929 in Chicago, Pearl grew up in parsonages in Pinewood and Fertile, Minnesota, where she ran with her pack of pals, the “Crazy Eight.”