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Missing man last seen in Carbondale on Jan. 4 found deceased in deep ravine

Posted at 9:18 PM, Jan 11, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-16 11:20:14-05

UPDATING | Jan. 16 — Henry David Twitchell was found deceased in Rio Blanco County on Jan. 12, according to the Eagle County Sheriff's Office. He was found at 10:45 a.m. on a sage-covered bluff in the bottom of a deep ravine.


EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. — Several law enforcement agencies are working to find a missing man who was last seen in Carbondale on Jan. 4.

The Eagle County Sheriff's Office said Henry David Twitchell's vehicle was involved in a slide-off accident near milepost 30 on Highway 13 in Rio Blanco County around 6 p.m. on Jan. 4. Twitchell was not present when law enforcement arrived, and deputies found a single set of footprints leading from the vehicle to the highway.

Twitchell's cell phone was last pinged in Garfield County around mile marker 16 on Highway 13 in the early hours of Jan. 5, according to the sheriff's office.

Twitchell is described as 5 feet 10 to 5 feet 11 inches tall and 200 pounds with short brown hair and blue eyes. He does not have any tattoos and was clean-shaven at the time of his disappearance, according to the sheriff's office.

Twitchell may be wearing a green puffy jacket.

Anyone with information about Twitchell's whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's office at 970-479-2201. Tips can also be submitted online through the Eagle County Crime Stoppers.

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