Glenwood PD investigates missing homeless man as possible homicide

Ryan Summerlin
Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs police are seeking information about a missing homeless man who’s rumored to have been killed.

Crime Stoppers of Garfield County said Wednesday that Emmanuel Johnson went missing in August, and rumor has it he was slain and then buried near a homeless camp uphill from Linwood Cemetery, known as the location of Doc Holliday’s Grave.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information about this case if that information leads to an arrest.

Call Glenwood Springs Detective Michael Yorty at 970-384-6500 if you have information about this case.

If you want to leave an anonymous tip, call 970-945-0101 or visit

In 2013 Glenwood Springs police arrested an Emmanuel Aeolphus Johnson, then 37, from Basalt, on trespassing charges.


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