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Ten more unsolved Denver murders: Read victims' personal stories


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Rebecca Bartee.
Rebecca Bartee:

Rebecca Bartee was born in Topeka, Kansas and graduated from Hayden High School there. Rebecca earned her undergraduate degree as well as her Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas. After graduating in 1984 she worked for Kansas Legal Services as a staff attorney. Rebecca enjoyed hiking and the outdoors. Her dream was to live in Denver. She received accolades for her work in child support enforcement in Western Kansas while living in Hays. Rebecca moved to Colorado on May 14, 1999 to accept the job of Assistant District Attorney in Arapahoe County running the child support recovery unit. She told her sister, Peggy Brockington, "You know, moving is hard, but I'm looking out my window at the mountains; life couldn't be better." Peggy called her sister "The spark plug of our family." Rebecca was last seen driving home from work on Friday, June 4, 1999. Three days later her body was found in the bathtub of her home. She had been strangled. Becky's survivors include her daughter, Kate (who was 13 years old multiply handicapped and adored by her mother), three sisters, three brothers and her mother. If you have any information regarding this murder, please call Investigator Bruce Isaacson, 720-874-4022.

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Casey Berry.
Casey Berry:

Casey Scott Berry, 25, was last seen at approximately 9:00 am, February 14, 2007, leaving his residence with a friend to go to the home of an acquaintance in a very rural area near Blanca in Costilla County, CO.

He has not been seen or heard from since. Casey is 6'1'', weighs 150 lbs, blue eyes, blonde hair.

Law enforcement considers this a suspicious disappearance. Informants are urged to contact Sgt. Rick Needham, Alamosa Police Department, 719-589-2548.

Continue to read more about ten more unsolved Denver murders, and to see photos of the victims.


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2 comments
tinaj69
tinaj69

WTF is wrong with people..... it's a scary, scary world :(

Scarifying
Scarifying

Could you please do a retrospective on the slaying of 12 year old Eric Hope?  He was murdered on the night of October 23, 1981 @ 1269 Fairfax Street. I was 10 years old at the time and lived a block and a half away from him. Although we didn't attend the same school, I remember his murder vividly. Being from the neighborhood and curious about the incident, my mother took me by the house the day after the killing, driving first past the front of the house, then down the alley behind the residence. As we were driving past in the alley I saw his bloody mattress removed from his home by Denver homicide detectives, and it's an image I will take to my grave, as you can imagine. I just think he should be remembered by the public, I know I think about him all the time. Thanks.

 

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