Chaffee County Sheriff's Office says new information brought forth in Beverly England cold case

Posted at 12:39 PM, Nov 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-29 15:27:09-05

CHAFFEE COUNTY, Colo. – A person has come forward with new information relating to the cold case murder of Beverly England, who disappeared in 1980 but whose remains weren’t identified until last year.

Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze Office told Denver7 Tuesday that the new information “leads us to believe there are more people that have information in regards to the investigation” of England’s death.

Though the 11th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has said a grand jury will not be convened to determine if charges should be filed in the case, Sheriff Spezze says the case remains active.

England, from Salida, was 32 years old when she disappeared in June 1980 when she never returned home from running errands.

She had reportedly been seen with another woman before she disappeared.

Her remains were recovered near Mount Shavano in 1992, but could not be identified until last year. The sheriff’s office said when her remains were identified that it appears foul play was involved in her death.

The sheriff’s office and Salida Police Department are asking anyone with any knowledge relating to the case to call them at one of the following numbers:

  • Chaffee County Crime Stoppers 719-539-5299
  • Det. Rob Martellaro 719-530-2617
  • Sgt. Andy Rohrich 719-539-5729

More information on the case from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation can be found here.


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