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Body of man featured in ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ episode exhumed, FBI says

Brooks' case was featured on Netflix's 'Unsolved Mysteries'
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Posted at 3:08 PM, Jul 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 07:53:21-04

The body of Alonzo Brooks, whose case was featured in the Netflix series "Unsolved Mysteries," was exhumed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday in Topeka, Kansas.

In a statement to E.W. Scripps, FBI spokeswoman Bridget Patton said Brooks' body was exhumed "as part of the ongoing investigation."

According to the FBI, Brooks, 23, went missing after he attended a party at a rural house in La Cygne, Kansas on April 3, 2004.

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Brooks' body was found on May 1, 2004, in a creek in Linn County, officials said.

An autopsy was conducted and a cause of death was not able to be determined.

The Twitter account for Unsolved Mysteries also tweeted the news of the body being exhumed.

A $100,000 reward has been offered to help solve the case.