What Happened to Jeremy Jourdain?

A seventeen-year-old boy inexplicably ran away from a party and was never seen again.

Jennifer Baldwin
4 min readMar 10, 2022
Minnesota (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Teenagers often enjoy going to parties and often look for any excuse to have one. It isn’t unusual for the police to end up getting involved in a party involving youth, but it is even more concerning when a young person goes missing.

Jeremy Jourdain

Jeremy Jourdain was a 17-year-old high school student who lived with his grandfather, Joseph, in Cass Lake, Minnesota. He had grown up with his grandfather since he was a baby and his Aunt Alexandra Tanner helped raise him.

Jeremy was a promising basketball player who hoped to eventually play at the college level. He was much loved by his teammates at his local high school. However, he was more of a homebody who didn’t go out much but did make time for the occasional party.

Halloween 2016

On October 31, 2016, Jeremy made plans to go to a Halloween party with a few friends in a neighboring town. Just before 9:00 p.m., he started to get ready to go, and a few minutes later, a friend of his stopped by the house to pick him up.

Jeremy and his friend drove the twenty minutes to nearby Bemidji to attend the party held at the Washington



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