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Linda Ruth Hutchings

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: 5' 11"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 125 lbs


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 09/01/1979


Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

City: Golden

Date of Birth: 11/17/1961

County: Jefferson

Date of Death: 09/01/1979

Agency Case #: 79-12788

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 September 1, 1979, a family picking cattails found a body down an embankment, near Indiana and West 82nd Avenue. The body was later identified as Linda Hutchings, a 17-year-old Arvada resident. Linda had been reported missing to the Arvada Police Department on August 15, 1979. She was last seen at a friend's apartment in Lakewood wearing white jeans, a white peasant-style top with embroidery, and tennis shoes. She may have been wearing a red coat. In the early morning hours of August 15 she left a note indicating she was headed home. Friends believed she had intended to hitchhike. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

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

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office



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