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Case File: 173UMCO

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: September 16, 1994
  • Location of Discovery: Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado
  • Estimated Date of Death: Same day
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Accident
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 25-35 years old
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 135-145 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black, wavy and medium length.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Wore a black mustache. He had a circular old traumatic scar on his right lower back. A linear healed scar on the back of his right hip. A thin scar on his left eyelid.
  • Dentals: Available. Two silver caps on his upper front incisors.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Sample available - Not yet submitted
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue nylon windbreaker with ARA Services Mile High Stadium (American Restaurant Association) logo (size Large) - these jackets were only issued by the Mile High Stadium in Denver, black or gray/white plaid shirt, red long-sleeved sweatshirt, khaki trousers with "Chana y Gris" written in block letters on the thigh of the pants leg, white briefs, and black/white canvas and vinyl athletic shoes.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: A religious pamphlet from Jeremiah Baptist Church, Denver, was found in a pocket.
  • Case History

    The victim was found deceased in a train boxcar in a railroad yard in north Fort Collins. He had sustained massive blunt trauma injuries to the head, consistent with being caught in the slamming door of the boxcar of an abruptly stopping train.

    The train arrived in Denver from New Mexico on September 15, 1994, before arriving in Fort Collins at 2:00 AM on September 16th.

    He is believed to be an illegal immigrant coming from Mexico, and had possibly been living a transient lifestyle.

    Some agencies list October 16, 1994 as the date of discovery.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Larimer County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 970-498-5100
  • Agency Name: Fort Collins Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 970-221-6540
  • Agency Name: Larimer County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Patrick allen or Dianne Fairman
  • Agency Phone Number: 970-619-4517

  • Agency Case Number: LE: 94-7572; ME: 94C-424
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4813
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Colorado Bureau of Investigations
  • Larimer County Medical Examiner's Office

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    Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 2/21/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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