CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (KDPR) — Human remains found in Clear Creek County have been identified as the woman who was last heard from in February when she called 911 to say she was stuck in the snow.
Melinda Tafoya-Deltoro, 38 had been missing since February 13According to the Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office. How she died is still under investigation.
Tafoya-Deltoro that day around 4:30 p.m. called 911 to say he was stuck in the snow in the Miner’s Candle area. When deputies responded, they found her car.
However, “extensive searches of the area at the time of her disappearance and in the months that followed revealed no signs of the missing woman,” the sheriff’s office said.
Her body was finally found by crews on June 4 as the snow melted.
FOX31 met with Tafoya-Deltoro’s family in Lakewood days after her disappearance. They sought answers, saying they didn’t know why she was in Clear Creek County in the first place and that she wasn’t skiing or snowboarding.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 303-679-2354.
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