The Trail Went Cold – Episode 294 – Roger Ellison

February 10, 1981. Cedaredge, Colorado. After showing up at Cedaredge High School, 17-year old senior Roger Ellison places his books inside his locker, but he never attends any of his classes that day and vanishes without a trace. Months later, one of Roger’s teachers comes under suspicion when he allegedly makes some bizarre statements to Roger’s mother, but no evidence links him to Roger’s disappearance. Over the years, there are number of odd developments, including a deathbed confession from a witness who claimed he saw Roger being held at gunpoint in the woods, but Roger’s body is never found and there are no answers about what happened to him. On this week’s episode of “The Trail Went Cold”, we explore the perplexing case of a student who somehow managed to disappear from his school.

If you have any information about this case, please contact the Delta County Sheriff’s Office at (970) 874-2000

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The Trail Went Cold is produced and edited by Magill Foote.

All music is composed by Vince Nitro.