Case Detail

  • Picture 1
  • Picture 2

Melanie Suzanne Cooley

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: Unknown

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: Unknown

Aliases: Suzi

Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 05/02/1975


Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

City: Golden

Date of Birth: 10/27/1956

County: Jefferson

Date of Death: 05/02/1975

Agency Case #: 75-6817

Age: 18

Judicial District: 1st Judicial District

Gender: Female

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Unknown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

On April 15, 1975, Melanie "Suzi" Cooley left Nederland High School where she was a senior. She was last seen hitchhiking in Nederland. A road maintenance worker found her body on May 2, 1975 in Coal Creek Canyon. Melanie was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue jean jacket with an embroidered eagle on the back and tan colored boots. Melanie had been hit over the head repeatedly with a large rock. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Jefferson County Sheriffs Office.

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

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office



Back to Top