Park County Coroner seeks to identify skeletal remains; could he be from the Grand Junction area? Look closely |

Park County Coroner seeks to identify skeletal remains; could he be from the Grand Junction area? Look closely

Summit Daily staff report
The Park County Coroner's Office had a 3-D forensic artist put together a model of what a missing man might look like based on skeletal remains found near Tarryall Reservoir. The unidentified body was found on July 29, 2014. For tips, call the corner's office at 719-836-4340.
Courtesy of the Park County Coroner’s Office |

The Park County Coroner’s Office has yet to put a name to skeletal remains found a year ago near Tarryall Reservoir. After conducting DNA tests and dental exams — but with no success — the coroner’s office released a reconstruction put together by a 3-D forensic artist of what the missing man would look like.

Identified as a white male between the ages of 27 and 47, the coroner’s office believes the man died between 2011 and 2014. His body was found on July 29, 2014, by a parks and wildlife officer who was walking in the area near the reservoir off of County Road 77.

“It was found about a mile away from the reservoir. There’s mostly hunting traffic, limited traffic in the area,” said Park County Coroner David Klintz Jr. “There’s not much else to put out there. We don’t have a lot to go off. We’re just looking for anyone out there who may have known this individual.”

To share a tip or identity information with the coroner’s office, call 719-836-4340 or go to

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