Kara Nancy Nichols


Nichols, circa 2012

  • Missing Since 10/09/2012
  • Missing From Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race White
  • Age 19 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female.

Details of Disappearance

Nichols disappeared from Colorado Springs, Colorado on October 9, 2012. In February 2022, her remains were found in the 9600 block of Burgess Road in Colorado Springs. Joel Hollendorfer has been charged with second-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence in her case.

Investigating Agency

  • El Paso County Sheriff's Office 719-390-5555

Updated 7 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated February 9, 2022; details of disappearance updated.