The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified a body that was found near the Hennepin Avenue bridge as 24-year old Antwane Terrell Tucker of St. Cloud, Minn. Tucker is also known to spell his first name as Antwann.
A jogger spotted the fully clothed body on Friday, May 15, 2009 near the Hennepin Avenue bridge at a little after 10 a.m.
Minneapolis police said there were no reports of any people missing near the river at the time.
According to the SCTimes, St. Cloud Sgt.
Lori Ellering said Tucker’s girlfriend reported him missing to St. Cloud
police on May 13. Ellering said Tucker’s death has been ruled a suicide
and that there were no signs of trama.
Antwann was found in the Mississippi on May 15, at 10:20am by a passing
jogger. Antwann was born on Feb 7. 1985 to Shellice Lynette Tucker & Anthony Harold Richard. He was preceded in death by his mother Shellice
& his grand-father John H. Tucker Jr. He leaves to cherish his
memory, A son Anthony Moe-Tucker, 2 sisters Kimyanna & Stacy Boyd of
Chicago, IL. 1 Brother Anthony Richardson Jr. Grand-mother(Ma) Shirley
Tucker. 2 Aunts Christel Jackson, & Shauna Tucker.
Great-grand-father, Willie Brown of Chicago, Il. 3 Great Aunts, Amanda
Ray & Linda Jones of Houston Tx. & Mel Weatherly of Kentucky. 2
great-uncle Richard & Fred Tucker of Chicago, IL. 2 Favorite cousins
Marquis & Montrell Tucker. Step-brothers & sisters, Wytwaine,
Jamie & Sharise Jackson. Fiance' Kelly Vandiest of Bellingham
Johnson-Peterson Funeral Home. Obituary. Retrieved April 23, 2013 from
(2009, May 19). Body found near Hennepin Ave Bridge ID'd. Fox News. Retrieved April 23, 2009 from http://www.websleuths.com/forums/showthread.php?p=4762917
Authorities ID remains found in Mississippi River, WCCO, 5/19/09
Body found near Hennepin Ave. bridge, Fox News, 05/15/09
Body found in Mississippi River identified as St. Cloud man, SCTimes, 05/19/09
Updated: 5/19/09, 4/23/13