Subject:  Remains Found in Weld County Identified

On Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at about 4:50 PM a crew excavating an area in rural Weld County for a pipe line, approximately WCR 49 and WCR 34 ½, discovered what appeared to be human remains.  Weld County Sheriff’s Office deputies were summoned to the scene and determined that the remains were human, and cordoned off the area and secured it for further investigation.

Investigators from the Weld County Sheriff’s Office, The Weld County Coroner’s Office and the Greeley Police Department responded to the scene and began the investigation of the discovery.  Based on the evidence found on scene and the Coroners examination of the remains, an identification of the remains has been made.  The remains are identified as Jonelle Matthews, DOB 020972. Matthew’s has been missing since 1984.

This investigation remains active and additional information will be released as it becomes available.  Anyone with information about this case are asked to contact the Detective. Robert Cash at 970-350-9601 or the Tip line at 970-351-5100.