On Tuesday September 7, 2021, a Chisago County resident located a deceased individual while on an evening walk in a wooded area of Taylors Falls. The Sheriff’s Office and Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the scene. The Taylors Falls Fire Department later responded to assist with the recovery process.
On September 8, 2021 the deceased individual was identified as Richard Jacobus (59) of Boston, MA. Jacobus died of an apparent suicide. Jacobus was the subject of an active missing person case the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office was investigating.