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Ray Burssie Collins

Case Details

Case Type: Missing

Height: 5' 9"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 150 lbs


Identifying Marks: Used reading glasses. 3 deformed fingers on right hand to include pinky, ring, and middle fingers due to carpentry accident - tips of fingers missing. Scar on bridge of nose. Spoke with a southern accent.

Incident Date: 09/01/1987


Agency: Chaffee County Sheriff's Office

City: Salida

Date of Birth: 10/03/1929

County: Chaffee

Date of Death: Unknown

Agency Case #: 87-2613

Age: 57

Judicial District: 11th Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: 12001

Eyes: Blue

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

57 year old Ray Collins, a resident of Winter Haven FL, was mineral collecting in Salida, CO with 2 male friends. One friend returned to FL on a family emergency, then a few days later, the other friend returned driving Collins' pick-up truck. It was later discovered that that friend had taken out a $25,000 life insurance policy on Collins. The friend said that Collins had wanted to go to the Grand Canyon, so he dropped him off at a bus station in Colorado Springs. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact the Chaffee County Sheriff's Office.

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

Chaffee County Sheriff's Office



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