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The Skeleton by the Lake

In November, 2011 a man and his son were walking along the shore of Lake Michigan when they spotted a body, wedged in the rocks, badly decomposed. At the time, there were very few clues as to who the remains belonged to. The investigation spanned five years and stretched from Wisconsin to Texas to Illinois. It involved multiple agencies and dead ends. But ultimately, it took the skills of a forensic anthropologist from Puerto Rico to get answers—and simultaneously, reveal the difficulties of identifying Latino remains in the United States.
This episode was first released on August 3, 2018.

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