Amadeo Vigil

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Above Images: Vigil, circa 1980

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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.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Colorado Springs Police Department
    719-444-7615

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    People Magazine
    The Doe Network
    Colorado Bureau of Investigation

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    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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