James Earl Dean
Dean, approximate photo date 1996
Missing since: 12/01/1996
Type of missing case: Endangered Missing
Date of Birth: 01/20/1944 (76)
Age at time of disappearance: 52 years old
Height / Weight: 6'1, 210 pounds
Other characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Dean has a scar on his shoulder, a scar on his abdomen and a scar on his right cheek.
Details at time of disappearance: Dean was last seen in Lakewood, Colorado on December 1, 1996. He left his home in the 7000 block of west Iowa Avenue, driving his 1983 Ford Ranger pickup truck, en route to Red Rocks National Monument in Utah. He planned to camp and ski there. It's unknown whether he ever arrived there.
Dean has never been heard from again. His family reported him missing on January 7, 1997. His vehicle was found in San Bernardino, California on February 27, 1999, over two years after his disappearance. His case remains unsolved.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Lakewood Police Department
Other information: Colorado Bureau of Investigation
Lakewood Police Department
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Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated March 21, 2018 distinguishing characteristics updated.