abc
QUICK LINKS:

Remains Found in Lakeville Identified as Missing Man

Updated: 05/16/2014 6:11 PM
Created: 05/16/2014 2:15 PM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

Investigators have identified the remains found in a Lakeville park Thursday afternoon.

Police said 50-year-old Christopher Bellino's bones were discovered at Ritter Farm Park. Bellino was reportedly last seen in Lakeville on July 29, 2012. His car was found parked at the Target in Lakeville on August 28.

The remains appeared to have been there for awhile, police said.

Police said students from Lakeville South High School were on an expedition with the Army National Guard when someone came across a skull. More bones were found later by police.

Police said at this point foul play is not suspected.

Christopher Bellino
Photo: Lakeville Police Department
Photo: KSTP/File

Wind Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Anoka; Benton; Carver; Dakota; Goodhue; Hennepin; Morrison; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Sherburne; Washington; Wright
Expires: 3/29/2015 6:00 PM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
36°
52° | 35°
  • Feels like: 25° F
  • Wind: S 21mph
  • Humidity: 67%
  • Mon Showers possible in the afternoon
    58° | 39°
  • Tue Times of sun and clouds
    60° | 45°
  • Wed Times of sun and clouds
    63° | 42°
  • Thu Afternoon showers
    55° | 36°

Video

KSTP NEWS