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J.C. Tyus, Sr.

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: Unknown

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: Unknown

Aliases:

Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 05/26/1981

Occupation:

Agency: Denver Police Department

City: Denver

Date of Birth: Unknown

County:

Date of Death: 05/26/1981

Agency Case #: 81-672451

Age: 57

Judicial District: 2nd Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Unknown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Unknown

About this Case:

57 year old J.C. Tyus, Sr. owned a grocery store called Mr. Gem's. This family-operated grocery store was located just east of Denver's historic Five-Points neighborhood. J.C. Tyus, Sr. moved from the state of Alabama to Denver when he was 12 years old and worked in the grocery business for the next four decades. On the morning of May 26th, 1981 J.C. Tyus, Sr. was shot to death by an unknown suspect(s) during an attempted robbery. He was married and had six children. ***If anyone has any additional information please contact the Denver Police Department.

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Denver Police Department

Denver

Colorado

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