Man with amnesia who didn’t know his own name after he was found beaten 11 YEARS ago finally finds out his true identity

Man with amnesia who didn’t know his own name after he was found beaten 11 YEARS ago finally finds out his true identity

ELEVEN years. That’s how long this man didn’t know his true identity, after being beaten and left in a dumpster. Thankfully, he’s finally able to piece some of his life back together…

Man with amnesia who didn't know his own name after he was found beaten 11 YEARS ago finally finds out his true identity

The amnesiac has called himself Benjamin Kyle, or BK, since he was discovered in the Burger King dumpster, sunburned and severely injured, in August 2004.

He woke up in hospital with no recollection of what happened or his past and was diagnosed with retrograde amnesia, which is memory loss caused by injury or disease.

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But after over 10 years of searching for answers, in which time he has lived mostly in Jackonsville, Florida, Kyle now has them, thanks to the work of a genetic genealogist.

Turns out “Benjamin” is really from Indiana, and while he hasn’t reconnected with his family yet, is in the process of doing so. Click here to read more about his story. It’s fascinating, and thankfully it looks like it’s headed for a happy ending.

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