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Gary Albert Herbst was a man 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. His son and wife have been formally charged with his murder, that took place on July 6, 2013.


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.