On December 14, 2012, three hikers in the area of Red Rocks Park contact a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy at the Trading Post. They told the Deputy that while they were hiking west of the amphitheater they discovered a human skeleton. The Deputy hiked to the reported area and a human skeleton was discovered. It appeared that the remains had been there for an unknown amount of time.
DNA testing of the remains identified them as Lorne Mabbutt, DOB 08/13/1972. An examination of the remains were conducted and the cause of death is undetermined.
Cold Case Investigator