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Nicolas Ferrel-Ibarra

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: 5' 6"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 180 lbs


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 10/25/2004


Agency: Denver Police Department

City: Denver

Date of Birth: 12/08/1968

County: Denver

Date of Death: 10/25/2004

Agency Case #: 2004-50281

Age: 35

Judicial District: 2nd Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Other Race

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Brown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Black

About this Case:

On the morning of October 25, 2004, Nicolas Ferrel-Ibarra was collecting receipts and cash from the check cashing business he worked at. As Mr. Ferrel-Ibarra approached his vehicle, he was confronted by two armed assailants. In an effort to avoid being robbed, Mr. Ferrel-Ibarra entered his vehicle and attempted to drive off. It was at this point that Mr. Ferrel-Ibarra was shot and killed by the gunmen. Denver Police Homicide Detectives issued an arrest warrant for Felipe Jesus Buelna during the initial investigation. To date, the suspect Buelna remains at large. Friends and family members of Nicolas Ferrel-Ibarra remember him as a fearless man. He worked as a journalist in Juarez, Mexico and here in Denver. At the time of his murder, Mr. Ferrel-Ibarra was married with two young daughters. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please call the Denver Police Department.

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

Denver Police Department



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