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Homicide Victim; Janine Ann Johler; Found June 2009 in Garfield County, Colorado

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Homicide Victim

Homicide Victim Janine Ann Johler

Homicide Victim Janine Ann Johler on Blue Background

Janine Ann Johler


The Garfield County, Colorado Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of a dismembered body found on private property adjacent to Garfield County Road 137, also known as Canyon Creek Road, located approximately parallel to the 109 mile mark of Interstate 70 (I-70). The area of the discovery is located on the north side of the interstate approximately 5 miles west of Glenwood Springs.

A postmortem exam conducted on June 13, 2009, revealed that the body is that of an adult Caucasian female with brown hair and blonde highlights. The female victim also had tattoos and dental work. At this point, not all of the remains have been recovered.

The body has been positively identified through fingerprint comparison as 38-year-old Janine Ann Johler of Aurora, Colorado, near Denver. Janine Ann Johler had been reported Janine Ann Johler Homicide victim to the Aurora Police Department by her family as missing on May 7, 2009.

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office is working in conjunction with the Aurora Police Department, other Denver-area law enforcement agencies, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, and the FBI in continuance of this investigation. Garfield County Crime Stoppers seeks information that could lead to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in the murder of Janine Ann Johler.

Individuals with any information pertaining to this vicious crime should contact Garfield County Crime Stoppers at 970-945-0101; Denver Metro Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867; or the FBI’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP) at 800-634-4097. This and other ViCAP Alerts can be reviewed at http://www2.fbi.gov/wanted/vicap/vicap.htm. Individuals can remain anonymous.


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