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Vernon John Muth

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: Unknown

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: Unknown


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 04/03/1989


Agency: Grand Junction Police Department

City: Grand Junction

Date of Birth: 07/14/1940

County: Mesa

Date of Death: 04/03/1989

Agency Case #: 89-09523

Age: 48

Judicial District: 21st Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Unknown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

Vernon John Muth, 48, had been shot three times in the head inside his unit at Rocky Mountain Court; 1211 S. Fifth Street. Grand Junction police estimated he had been dead three days before the apartment manager, Harold Ault, found the body. One neighbor reported hearing gunshots in the evening three days prior. Investigation revealed most of Mr. Muth's known friends were local transients. Mr. Muth reportedly made a living selling pot and dealt with unsatisfied customers on a regular basis. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Grand Junction Police Department.

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

Grand Junction Police Department

Grand Junction


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