The Morning Brew: The last unknown man
Monday is here! Catch up on the news and take in a long read.
The last unknown man
In an article for New Republic, Matt Wolfe untangles the life and search from the only person the FBI ever listed as missing, even though the agency knew where he was. Read more.
Early one summer morning, Son Yo Auer, a Burger King employee in Richmond Hill, Georgia, found a naked man lying unconscious in front of the restaurant’s dumpsters. It was before dawn, but the man was sweating and sunburned. Fire ants crawled across his body, and a hot red rash flecked his skin. Auer screamed and ran inside. By the time police arrived, the man was awake, but confused. An officer filed an incident report indicating that a “vagrant” had been found “sleeping,” and an ambulance took him to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, where he was admitted on August 31, 2004, under the name “Burger King Doe.”