Amadeo Vigil

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Above Images: Vigil, circa 1980


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 11, 1980 from Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 11, 1955
  • Age: 24 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6 - 5'7, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Brown hair, brown/green eyes. Vigil has a faded scar on his forehead, a small burn scar on his right arm and numerous small brown moles on his back. He had a full beard at the time of his disappearance.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: An off-white shirt, Levi's jeans, maroon sneakers with gold stripes, a silver neck chain with a quarter-sized round happy face medallion, and a leather necklace with African beads.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Vigil was last seen at the intersection of Interstate 25 and Highway 50, near the Bijou Street exit, in Colorado Springs, Colorado at 4:00 p.m. on July 11, 1980. He was hitchhiking to meet a friend in Fort Garland, Colorado, over 130 miles away. He never arrived and has never been heard from again. At the time of his disappearance, Vigil was carrying a green backpack with a leather bottom and a rust-colored nylon wallet manufactured by Rainbow Co. He may have had a ticket from a Colorado Springs pawnshop inside his wallet.

    Vigil was a college student at the time of his disappearance, majoring in Spanish. Few details are available in his case, but foul play is suspected.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Colorado Springs Police Department


    Source Information
    People Magazine
    The Doe Network
    Colorado Bureau of Investigation


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 12, 2010; two pictures added, distinguishing characteristics, clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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