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James Dean Alderton

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: 5' 10"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 150 lbs


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 02/19/1997


Agency: Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office

City: Georgetown

Date of Birth: 03/30/1949

County: Clear Creek

Date of Death: 02/19/1997

Agency Case #: 97-0410

Age: 47

Judicial District: 6th Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Brown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

On February 19, 1997 at about 11:30 am, three hunters were hunting for mountain lions with a dog when they discovered the remains of who was later identified as James Dean Alderton. Alderton's remains were found about four tenths of a mile up Gilson Gulch, North of Idaho Springs. The body was nearly completely skeletonized. The Medical Examiner later determined that apart of the body had evidence of a gunshot wound. Anyone with information regarding this case, is please asked to contact Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office.

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

Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office



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