The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office recovered the body of Rinzin Dorjee, age 55, in the Mississippi River south of the Short Line Bridge on July 9.
Dorjee, a Whittier resident, had been reported missing by a University of Minnesota co-worker the evening of July 7. According to University police, a search determined he may have been injured at work, and video showed him leaving the building alone and walking toward Fulton & Ontario streets southeast. His vehicle was located, and police said he had not returned home.
Officials are investigating the cause and manner of Dorjee’s death.