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Case File: 1107UMCO

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Artistic rendering of the victim

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: September 10, 1981
  • Location of Discovery: Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado
  • Estimated Date of Death: 5 years prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 15-19 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Weight: 160 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Clothing scraps were found nearby which consisted of a pair of blue jeans (33x31), a green and brown corduroy shirt or jacket, and a T-shirt.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Several matchbooks of matches, one from Plaza Bowling in Illinois, and one from Eugene Hoaster Insurance Co. in Pennsylvania.
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were located in a wooded area near Clear Creek Resevoir in an unicorporated area of northern Chaffee County.

    In 1986, more bones were found in the same general area. They were compared to the ones found in 1981 and ruled to probably be the same person in each finding by the original pathologist. There were three cartridge shell casings found near the second set of bones.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Chaffee County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 719-539-2596
  • Agency Name: Chaffee County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Randal Amettis
  • Agency Phone Number: 719-539-3831

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 81-2352; LE: 86-2020
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #9272
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Colorado Bureau of Investigations
  • Chaffee County Sheriff's Office

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    Added: 5/26/08; Last Updated: 2/17/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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