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Can you help find the owner of this man's Vietnam pictures?

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One of the photos found in the folder of "Bob" One of the photos found in the folder of "Bob"
The roundabout where the folder was found. The roundabout where the folder was found.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

A local woman is now on a mission after making an unusual discovery. 

Months ago Debbie Mills had been driving with her husband when she discovered a bubble mailer manila envelope in the roundabout near Pines and Montgomery.

When Mills opened the envelope she discovered it was old photographs, some originals, some copies of a Vietnam veteran. The back of one of the photographs had "Jeske" written on it. On the front of the envelope it read "Bob's pictures for Washington DC Vietnam Wall Memorial."

Having no further information Mills began to research. Who was Bob? After posting an ad on Craigslist saying she found the photos and receiving no responses, Mills began to dig deeper.

She discovered James Robert Jeske, who was sometimes referred to as "Bob". He was an Army Sgt. who served in Vietnam and was killed on February 14, 1971. After going on several different Vietnam memorial websites she pieced together that James Robert Jeske was married and had children at the time of his death.

She tried to find his family but it was another fruitless search. Now she is just looking for answers.

Who was Bob? Was he James Robert Jeske? Where is his family? Why were those pictures in the roundabout?

"I feel like the photos were entrusted to me to find Mr. Jeske's family," says Mills. "Somebody has been wanting to post these photos for a long time."

If you have any information about if Bob, James Robert Jeske, or the whereabouts of his family please contact KHQ and we will put you in touch with Debbie Mills. She wants the pictures returned to his loved ones.

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