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4244DMCO - Amadeo Vigil

Amadeo Vigil and silver medallion with chain

Name: Amadeo Vigil
Case Classification: Missing
Missing Since: July 11, 1980
Location Last Seen: Pueblo, El Paso County, Colorado

Physical Description

Date of Birth: October 11, 1955
Age: 24 years old
Race: Hispanic
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 130 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown, wavy and curly.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: He wore a full beard at the time of his disappearance. Faded scar on his forehead. Small burn on his right arm. Many tiny brown moles on his back.


Dentals: Available.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Off-white shirt, jeans, and maroon tennis shoes with gold stripes.
Jewelry: He wore an African trade bead on a leather thong around his neck with a medallion and a silver chain with a happy face on it.
Additional Personal Items: He was carrying a green backpack with a leather bottom. He also carried a rust-colored nylon wallet manufactured by The Rainbow Co. His wallet may have contained a ticket from a Colorado Springs pawn shop.

Circumstances of Disappearance

Amadeo Vigil was last seen in the vicinity of I-25 and Highway 50 around 4 P.M. while hitchhiking. His destination was Alamosa, by way of Walsenburg to Fort Garland, where he was to meet a friend.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Colorado Springs Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Shawn Peterson
Agency Phone Number: 719-444-7598 or 7000
Agency E-Mail: peterssh(at)
Agency Case Number: 80-14359

NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: 7147

Information Source(s)

People: Never Give Up

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 1/4/16

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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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