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1851UMCO - Unidentified Male

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Date of Discovery: September 12, 1980
Location of Discovery: Commerce City, Adams County, Colorado
Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Accident consistent with drowning

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 60-70 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10 to 6'0"
Weight: 160 to 170 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark and gray. Short and balding.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Evidence of a previous fracture of the left leg bone that had been repaired by a screw and metal plate. He possibly limped when he walked.


Dentals: Not available
Fingerprints: Not available
DNA: Not available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Checkered shirt, white undergarments, and wool trousers.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

The victim was found in the Platte River spillway west of the Riverside Cemetery in Commerce City. He had no identification on him.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Adams County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Monica Broncucia-Jordan
Agency Phone Number: 303-659-1027
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 80-296

NCIC Case Number: Not entered
NamUs Case Number: 14608
Former Hot Case Number:

Information Source(s)

Adams County Coroner's Office

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 11/30/16

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information may be estimated.

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