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Midwest Medical Examiner's Office Confirm Remains as Ashley Carlson's

From the Pine County Sheriff's Office:


"On 11-27-21 at about 0900 searchers with Christian Aid Ministries (CAM) Search and

Rescue group located possible human remains In Ogema Township, on lands belonging

to the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. The property is adjacent to the St. Croix State Forest.

The area was being searched for Ashley Lynn Carlson who had been reported missing on

09-24-21.


Deputies from the Pine County Sheriff’s Office and Officers from the Mille Lacs Tribal

Police responded and confirmed the remains were human. The Minnesota Bureau of

Criminal Apprehension Mobile Crime Scene Team responded and assisted in processing

the scene. The body was transported to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in

Anoka County.


The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified the remains to be

Ashley Carlson.


The Pine County Sheriff’s Office is the lead agency in the investigation of Ashley’s

disappearance. No further information will be released at this time."



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