Since 2011, there are 242 missing person cases in Colorado that remain open and unsolved. Sadly, the vast majority of cases from 2011 to 2021 in the Colorado Bureau of Investigations 'Cold Case' directory do not include a valid photo.
During previous trips into the directory, we have looked at the Oldest Cold Cases in the State and the Oldest Cold Cases in Grand Junction.
Missing Persons Cases in Colorado From the Past Decade
Over the past decade, the year 2011 still has the largest number of open cold cases with eleven people still missing. There are still eight open cases from both 2012 and 2013. Comparatively, 2018, 2019, and 2020 saw the least number of cases during the decade. The Denver and Colorado Springs area seem to appear frequently as the incident city in many cases during the last 10 years.
See All 40 Missing Person Cases in Colorado from 2011 to 2021 That Include Photos
Photos of the individual are on file with the CBI and can be found in the directory. It's pretty impactful to think about the number of files with no faces to accompany the case. In the spirit of hoping that sharing these photos can help bring about a tip or two, please scroll through and share the images of the 40 Coloradans below who still have yet to come home.
Still Missing: See Photos of 40 Colorado Cold Cases From the Past Decade
Scroll through the list of cold cases in Colorado dating back to 2011. While there are hundreds of open cases during the past ten years, this gallery includes all case files from the decade that included a valid photo.
KEEP GOING: Grand Junction's Oldest Cold Cases Dating Back to 1964
Families in Grand Junction are still looking for answers after the death or disappearance of 10 individuals who have either died or are still missing as part of a string of cold cases that stretch from 1964 to 1998.
MORE: The Top 10 Oldest Cold Cases in Colorado Dating Back to 1911
The following missing and homicide cases are some of the oldest on record in the state of Colorado. Flip through the gallery to see the 10 oldest cases in the state that have a photograph on file.
HMMM: Colorado's Most Puzzling Cold Cases
These cases are cold, meaning they are no longer being actively pursued due to a lack of evidence. However, that doesn't mean they are unsolvable — it's always possible that someone knows something. While each case poses a frustrating mystery, here are the 10 most puzzling cold cases in Northern Colorado.
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Your friends and family probably mean well when they tell you what they've heard about the Centennial state, but is their information based on fact or fiction?