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  • Maria Abbatiello-Smith

    Case Type: HOMICIDE

    Case Status: OPEN

    Aliases:

    Incident Date: 11/26/1977

    Agency: Denver Police Department

    Age: 30

    Gender: FEMALE

    Race: Caucasian

    Eyes: Unknown

    Hair: Unknown

    Height: Unknown

    Weight: Unknown

    About this case

    On November 20th, 1977, 30 year old Maria Abbatiello-Smith was reported missing. Six days later, her body was found within a vacant field near the 700 block of Mariposa Street. During the investigation, it was determined that Maria was the victim of a homicide. Prior to her death, Maria worked at the Airman's Club on the Lowry Air Force Base. ***If anyone has any additional information please...

  • Christopher Enoch Abeyta

    Case Type: MISSING

    Case Status: OPEN

    Aliases:

    Incident Date: 07/15/1986

    Agency: Colorado Springs Police Department

    Age: 1

    Gender: MALE

    Race: Caucasian

    Eyes: Blue

    Hair: Blond/Strawberry

    Height: 2' 2"

    Weight: 22 lbs

    About this case

    On July 15, 1986, one year old Christopher was taken from his parents' bedroom in the middle of the night. The investigation found that the home garage door opener was missing and their basement window was open. (second photo is age progression) ***Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Colorado Springs Police Department.

  • Kerby Acosta

    Case Type: HOMICIDE

    Case Status: OPEN

    Aliases:

    Incident Date: 07/13/1997

    Agency: Denver Police Department

    Age: 17

    Gender: MALE

    Race: Other Race

    Eyes: Unknown

    Hair: Unknown

    Height: Unknown

    Weight: Unknown

    About this case

    On July 13, 1997, 17 year old Kerby Acosta was standing with friends outside of 4500 Mariposa Street when a vehicle drove by with several parties inside. One of the suspects fired a shotgun at the group. Kerby was struck and died at the scene. ***If anyone has any additional information please contact the Denver Police Department.

  • Antonio Aguilar-Hernandez

    Case Type: HOMICIDE

    Case Status: OPEN

    Aliases:

    Incident Date: 06/11/2012

    Agency: Commerce City Police Department

    Age: 30

    Gender: MALE

    Race: Caucasian

    Eyes: Brown

    Hair: Black

    Height: 5' 7"

    Weight: 180 lbs

    About this case

    On June 11, 2012, employees arriving to work at 5001 E. 52nd Avenue observed what they believed to be a sleeping transient male behind the business. When they approached this male they observed blood and called 911. The bodies of Juan Montoya and Antonio Aguilar-Hernandez were then discovered within a few feet of each other. Both men suffered from gunshot wounds and were pronounced at the scene....

  • Carmen Aguilera

    Case Type: MISSING

    Case Status: SOLVED

    Aliases:

    Incident Date: 05/21/2009

    Agency: Colorado Springs Police Department

    Age: 30

    Gender: FEMALE

    Race: Caucasian

    Eyes: Brown

    Hair: Brown

    Height: 5' 6"

    Weight: 165 lbs

    About this case

    Carmen Aguilera and husband Benito Guzman(Ref 09-15972) and child Emanuel Guzman (Ref 09-15948) whereabouts unknown and are wanted for failure to appear at D and N hearing. Child Emanuel suffered burns to the back of both hands. ***Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Colorado Police Department.

  • Karen Denise Aguilera

    Case Type: HOMICIDE

    Case Status: OPEN

    Aliases:

    Incident Date: 05/10/1988

    Agency: El Paso County Sheriff's Office

    Age: 23

    Gender: FEMALE

    Race: Caucasian

    Eyes: Brown

    Hair: Brown

    Height: 5' 0"

    Weight: 100 lbs

    About this case

    Karen D. Aguilera, a 23 year old, was last seen on September 17, 1987. On May 10, 1988, her body was found in a field near Curtis Road and Falcon Highway. The cause of death is undetermined. If anyone has any additional information please contact the El Paso County Sheriff Office.

  • Javier Aguirre

    Case Type: HOMICIDE

    Case Status: OPEN

    Aliases:

    Incident Date: 05/03/2006

    Agency: Denver Police Department

    Age: 41

    Gender: MALE

    Race: Other Race

    Eyes: Brown

    Hair: Black

    Height: 5' 7"

    Weight: 200 lbs

    About this case

    On May 30, 2006 officers responded to the 3500 block of West Custer Place on a report of shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, officers found 41 year old Javier Aguirre unresponsive lying in the doorway of his home. Jvier had been shot by unknown suspects. He died as a result of his injuries. ***If anyone has any additional information please contact the Denver Police Department.

  • Amy Ann Ahonen

    Case Type: MISSING

    Case Status: SOLVED

    Aliases:

    Incident Date: 07/08/2011

    Agency: Denver Police Department

    Age: 38

    Gender: FEMALE

    Race: Caucasian

    Eyes: Green

    Hair: Blond/Strawberry

    Height: 5' 4"

    Weight: 120 lbs

    About this case

    38 year old Amy Ahonen left her home on Friday July, 7, 2011. She was supposed to be at work later that afternoon, but never showed. Her vehicle was found on highway 6 in Jefferson County. Her car was found unlocked along Clear Creek and with her belongings inside. ***Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Denver Police Department.

  • Dominique Aikens

    Case Type: HOMICIDE

    Case Status: OPEN

    Aliases:

    Incident Date: 06/02/2001

    Agency: Denver Police Department

    Age: 26

    Gender: MALE

    Race: African American

    Eyes: Brown

    Hair: Black

    Height: 5' 9"

    Weight: 165 lbs

    About this case

    The victim was a passenger in a vehicle when he was struck by gunfire that came from a separate vehicle, which was traveling near the same intersection. The victim died as a result of the gunshot would he sustained. ***If anyone has any additional information please contact the Denver Police Department.

  • Margaret Albo

    Case Type: HOMICIDE

    Case Status: OPEN

    Aliases:

    Incident Date: 05/31/1991

    Agency: Denver Police Department

    Age: 59

    Gender: FEMALE

    Race: Other Race

    Eyes: Brown

    Hair: Black

    Height: 5' 0"

    Weight: 180 lbs

    About this case

    On May 31, 1991, 59 year old Margaret Albo was found murdered in a vacant parking lot in an alley between Welton and Glenarm Streets near Lawson Park. She had been strangled to death. The night before her murder, Margaret had been reported to be at a neighborhood establishment called the Denver Grill, which was in close proximity to the murder scene. ***If anyone has any additional information...

OUR MISSION

The Colorado Cold Case Database features unsolved homicides, missing person, and unidentified person cases to assist law enforcement agencies in the development of information, which can lead to the identification, and arrest of any person(s) who may have committed any crime described on this page. If you have information on any of the persons, or cases found on this page, you are encouraged to contact CBI or the investigating agency.

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Audrey Simkins
Cold Case/ViCAP Criminal Intelligence Analyst
Major Crimes Unit
Colorado Bureau of Investigation
Phone: 303-239-5764
Email: audrey.simkins@state.co.us