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Marilee R Burt

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: 5' 4"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 110 lbs

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Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 02/26/1970

Occupation:

Agency: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office

City: Centennial

Date of Birth: 01/28/1955

County: Arapahoe

Date of Death: 02/26/1970

Agency Case #: 70-2172

Age: 15

Judicial District: 18th Judicial District

Gender: Female

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Unknown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Blond/Strawberry

About this Case:

On February 26, 1970 after a basketball game at Goddard Middle School, Marilee Burt began walking towards her house in Columbine Valley. Several witnesses saw Marilee walk through Berry Drive, Bowles Avenue and Middlefield Road; however, she never made it home. Marilee was last seen talking to someone in a vehicle that stopped on South Middlefield Road. A Jefferson County road crew discovered Marilee's nude body in Deer Creek Canyon. It was determined that Marilee had been strangled and raped. If anyone has any additional information please contact the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Department.

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

Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office

Centennial

Colorado

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