Remains of missing Sleepy Eye man possibly found on Sunday

By |2018-07-30T06:25:29-05:00July 30th, 2018|

Authorities in Brown County say a citizen using a rest area on Highway 4 near the Cottonwood River may have found the remains of a Sleepy Eye man that has been missing for nearly two months. Around 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, the Brown County Sheriff's Office was contacted after the person observed a gun, clothing and what appeared to be bone. Investigators processed the scene and discovered a revolver, human bone remains, blue jeans, red t-shirt, work boots, a watch, eyeglasses and a drivers license belonging to 73-year old Vincent Hugo Mathiowetz.  Mathiowetz was reported missing on June 3 after his [...]