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Cold case: 26 years later, identity of man found in Boulder County remains a mystery

Facial reconstruction of the skeletal remains of a man found near Gregory Canyon in 1993 may offer new clues into his identity.

BOULDER, Colo. — The skeletal remains of a man found near Gregory Canyon in Boulder County in 1993 continue to perplex investigators, who on Thursday released a statement requesting anyone with information to come forward.

The remains were discovered on Nov. 11, 1993 and belong to a Caucasian male, aged 25 years old to 45 years old with a height of between 5 feet, 3 inches and 5 feet, 8 inches tall, an examination found. The man was wearing Levi blue jeans, a white shirt and white tennis shoes.

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The man had shoulder-length dark blonde or light brown hair, his teeth were in poor condition, and he may have had anemia. Anemia is a condition in which a person doesn't have enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to the body's tissues, often making the person feel tired and weak.

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The man was likely born in the southeastern U.S. and may have lived in southern Florida or central Texas, chemical isotope testing found. He was unlikely a Colorado native.

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The Longmont Police Department and University of South Florida also completed facial reconstructions of the man with and without a beard.

Credit: Courtesy Boulder County Sheriff's Office

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Anyone with information about the man, his identity and the case in general is asked to contact Laurissa Lampi with the Boulder County Coroner’s Office at 303-441-3535 or llampi@bouldercounty.org

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