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Dale Brian Curtis

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: Unknown

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: Unknown


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 10/17/1981


Agency: Aurora Police Department

City: Aurora

Date of Birth: 04/04/1951

County: Arapahoe

Date of Death: 10/17/1981

Agency Case #: 81-1616396

Age: 30

Judicial District: 17th Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Unknown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Unknown

About this Case:

Between 10/16/81 7:15 a.m. and 10/17/81 10:30 a.m., Dale Curtis was shot with his own gun and three other shots were found to have been fired inside the residence. A revolver was found on the bed in the guest bedroom with the cylinder open and some of the shells ejected onto the bed. The residence had been ransacked, but valuable property was left behind. Dale Curtis may have interrupted a burglary and it appeared that there was forced entry into the residence. Dale Curtis may have been chased through the residence prior to the fatal shot being administered. The suspect(s) responsible for the murder of Dale Curtis have yet to be identified. Anyone with information is encouraged to please contact the Aurora Police Department.

If you have any information about this case, please contact:

Aurora Police Department



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