Computer generated image of 17 year old English speaking boy called "Ray" who claims to have lived in a forest in Germany for the past 5 years but has no memory of events
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Riddle of 'forest boy' found in German wood

German police are still trying to figure out the identity of a teenager who walked into Berlin City Hall on September 5, claiming to have lived in a forest for five years.

According to German media reports, the 17-year-old boy calls himself Ray, speaks in English with only a few words of German, and knows nothing of his origins.

He is the latest in a long line of missing people with mysterious stories that have captured the imagination as Graham Satchell reports.

  • 21 Sep 2011