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Joel Matthew Thompson

Case Details

Case Type: Missing

Height: 5' 7"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 175 lbs


Identifying Marks: Balding. Last seen with trimmed mustache and beard.

Incident Date: 08/31/1999


Agency: Denver Police Department

City: Denver

Date of Birth: 06/28/1969

County: Denver

Date of Death: Unknown

Agency Case #: 01-212407

Age: 30

Judicial District: 2nd Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: 10771

Eyes: Blue

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

On August 31, 1999, 30 year old Joel Matthew Thompson telephoned his father and stated that he was in St. Louis. He was visiting friends and buying hiking supplies for his planned trip to hike the Pacific Coast Trail, which runs from Washington state to Mexico. He was going to start in the Portland Oregon Area and hike through California. He stated to his father that he would not contact him for a couple of months. After not hearing from him for several months numerous inquiries and searches were done to attempt to locate him. Mr. Thompson has not been seen or heard from since. A subsequent missing persons report was filed by his father. Mr. Thompson was a chain smoker and frequent drinker. He was last known to be wearing jeans (size 32-34) and brown hiking boots. He was carrying a large 50-lb backpack, thin wallet, disposable cigarette lighter, disposable camera, and pocketknife. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact the Denver Police Department.

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

Denver Police Department



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