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Jesus Felix Valdez

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: 5' 6"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 100 lbs


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 09/03/1989


Agency: Durango Police Department

City: Durango

Date of Birth: 06/06/1915

County: La Plata

Date of Death: 09/03/1989

Agency Case #: 1989-37813

Age: 74

Judicial District: 6th Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Other Race

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Brown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Black

About this Case:

On September 3, 1989, Durango Police and Fire responded to a residential fire at 462 East 2nd Avenue. There were two people inside the burning residence when officers arrived. Officers were able to rescue Bessie Valdez from the burning home and she was later sent to a Burn Unit for her injuries. After the fire was extinguished, Bessie's husband, Jesus Felix Valdez was found deceased inside the home. Mr. Valdez was found lying on the kitchen floor with severe burns from the fire. Investigation revealed the fire started on the back porch of the home. It is believed the fire was intentionally set. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Durango Police Department.

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

Durango Police Department



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