Tyrus Vanmatre, wannabe model, accused of attacking teen with machete

Categories: Colorado Crimes

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A screen capture of a Tyrus Vanmatre portrait on the StarNow website. More images plus a video below.
Over the past couple of weeks, information has emerged about a bizarre series of events in Summit County. At the center of them is Tyrus Vanmatre, a twenty-year-old from Littleton who's gone from being a hockey standout and aspiring actor/model to an arrestee for allegedly attacking a teenager with a machete.

Continue for more photos, a video and the strange details.

Vanmatre's Facebook page includes only a couple of images, including this one....

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...and this one:

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But there are many more images on a Vanmatre page from StarNow, a website for people interested in acting and modeling. Here's a screen capture of three portraits....

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...plus another trio of shots....

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...plus two more:

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His profile reads:
I used to be a hockey player so I am very familiar with competition. I have never been an actor but I am taking an acting and modeling class with MTM Denver, and I am doing very well. I have hit a wall in my hockey career and I am looking to become an actor. I have been all over the country and to a few places in Europe to compete, so I am not afraid to travel to where I am needed. I understand that hard work is always needed and I will put in my heart and soul to succeed in my new career.
Under the "acting" tab on the page, Vanmatre maintains that he's mastered the "USA California" accent and notes, "I have always wanted to be an actor and I believe I would do very well as one. I have been told that I should get into acting or modeling. I have never really applied myself in this career because of my hockey career but I want to learn and make something of myself as an actor. I am funny, charming, and I learn new things very fast."

The references to hockey are borne out by numerous online references, including a Summit County Times article from March 2012 revealing that Vanmatre earned all-conference honorable mention while playing at Summit High School. The piece says that as the SHS goalie, he "started every game, led the league in saves and was one of three goalies in the conference to get two shutouts."

Now, however, he's been accused of doing far more than keeping pucks out of the net.

Continue for more about the arrest of Tyrus Vanmatre, including additional photos and a video.


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21 comments
patrickr0y68
patrickr0y68

He was one of my best friends back in high school, and it is hard to believe that he was capable of violent behaviors like this. After this incident, it could be safe to assume that any one of you could possibly be connected with someone capable of such atrocities.

zandraiii
zandraiii

And fade out movie career for the little manlet. Pathetic, vicious little psychopath. 1st degree attempted is close enough to first degree in Colorado, no? He'll have a new bunky in no time!

meepsheepy
meepsheepy

>gay boys

>throwing knives

>running around like spergs


HOLY SHIT NARUTO IRL

Erick Baumgartner
Erick Baumgartner

Until he meets a Cowboy, then he re-thinks bringing a knife to a gunfight. Little bitch.

Bradford Ashington
Bradford Ashington

so says the sissified liberal arts douche who could never take "no" for an answer

Gerald V Kahre
Gerald V Kahre

I suspect mom and dad never let him experience disappointment. This is why we have a generation of sissies that don't like the word "no."

RL Walking Encyclopedia
RL Walking Encyclopedia

so? Nothing will come of this. He is learning a great life lesson here. Affluent and beautiful people are never held accountable for their actions. He is just practicing small-fry stuff now so that later on in life he can murder his spouse and acquaintances and get off scot-free. Good job, young man. Keep the dream alive.

David Judd
David Judd

Apparently I went to high school with this dude... small world

Noelle Brownson
Noelle Brownson

Not sure where attacking with a machete equals spoiled. This kid is a sociopath! And more disturbing is that he was assisted by an unnamed 16 year old during the attack.

Matt Naylon
Matt Naylon

actor, model, spoiled little piss ant

Steve At Work
Steve At Work

She's going to be popular in the prison shower.

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