Unidentified Persons

The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner has averaged around 1 unidentified person per year since 1980. All of the below cases remain open. They are organized according to year they were found. For more information regarding any of the cases below, please call the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner at 303-436-7711.


WARNING: Some pictures may be of a graphic or sensitive nature.  Images may include retouched photographs, photographs of tattoos, or personal effects found with the individual.

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
2005  2587 Male Hispanic 35-55 5' 7" 180lbs Black with Gray Mustache
Where When Features Pictures
Stairwell at 2770 California 6/25/2005 (1) "TIJUANA" Tattoo on Upper Back (2) Linear scar on upper left arm  Picture 1

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
2002  0849 Male   50-60 5' 8" 110lbs Gray Stubble
Where When Features Pictures
South the 6th Ave. near the Denver Waste Management Building 2/22/2002 (1) No Front Teeth (2) No tattoos or scars  

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1999   Male Caucasian, Hispanic, or Native American 40-60        
Where When Features Pictures
4600 National Western Dr. near South Platte River      

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1999   Male Caucasian 45-60 5' 7" Slight-Medium Build    
Where When Features Pictures
1135 Broadway 2/25/1999    

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1997   Male Hispanic 20-25 5' 7" 160lbs Brown Thin Mustache
Where When Features Pictures
2400 block alley between Irving St. & Julian St. 1/8/1997 (1) A name tattooed on upper left arm (2) scar on left forearm Drawing 1 Picture 1

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1996   Male Caucasian 30-45 5' 5" 150lbs    
Where When Features Pictures
Storm drain at 5050 Humboldt St. 1/26/1996 Degenerative Bone Disease  

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1990   Male Caucasian 30-35 5' 7.5" 120lbs    
Where When Features Pictures
       Picture 1

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1988   Male Caucasian 60-70 5' 11.5" 138lbs Gray Frontal Balding
Where When Features Pictures
Rio Grande West Railroad at 6th St. & Navajo    Hazel Eyes  Picture 1

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1987   Male Caucasian, Asian or Hispanic 25-35 6' 1" 157lbs Dark Hair  
Where When Features Pictures
Platte River near West 13th St. and Zuni St. 1/30/1987    

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1987   Male Black 24-40 6' 0.5" 183lbs    
Where When Features Pictures
1350 Columbine St. 6/7/1987 (1) Possibly known as "Kinky"  (2) Several tattoos on right lower leg  

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1983 86347 Female Caucasian 50-60 5' 3" 120lbs Brown with gray  
Where When Features Pictures
2350 S. Jason St. near a dumpster
 Upper dentures Drawing 1

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1983   Male Hispanic or Native American 20-30 5' 7" 136lbs Black Goatee
Where When Features Pictures
2400 Block of W. 32nd Ave. 10/16/1983 Multiple tattoos including: "Mary Jane" & “Rebeto E Causa"  

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1981 82214 Male Hispanic 25-35 5’ 2” 111lbs Black Long Hair, Mustache, Sideburns
Where When Features Pictures
  3/21/1981   Picture 1

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1980 80248 Male Hispanic 40-50 5’ 10” 123lbs Black with Gray Long Hair, Mustache
Where When Features Pictures
Under the 23rd St. Viaduct, near the railroad tracks 4/25/1980 Brown Eyes  Picture 1 Picture 2

Year Case Gender Race Age Height Weight Hair Other
1979 7826 Male Caucasian 30-50 5’ 7” – 5’ 8” 117lbs Black  
Where When Features Pictures
728 28th St. 5/21/1979    


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