Colton Wilson, R.I.P.: Student's Body Found Near Colorado Mountain College

Colton Shane Wilson. More photos and a video below.
Colton Shane Wilson. More photos and a video below.
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On the afternoon of Thursday, January 29, Colton Wilson left his dorm on the Colorado Mountain College campus in Lake County, and he hasn't been seen since. Now, both CMC and the Lake County Sheriff's Office have put out alerts seeking information from anyone who might know his whereabouts. Continue for more information.

See also: Spencer Pannwitz, R.I.P.: Adventure-Loving Student Dies in 4th Floor Dorm-Window Fall

From a Colorado Mountain College video spotlighting the Lake County campus; it's on view below.
From a Colorado Mountain College video spotlighting the Lake County campus; it's on view below.

Colorado Mountain College has several campuses, located in picturesque communities such as Glenwood Springs and Steamboat Springs. However, Wilson was a student at the Lake County campus in Leadville.

According to the LCSO, he was last seen at 1 p.m. this past Thursday on security-camera footage at his dorm.

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He didn't appear to be dressed for an extended stint in the elements. He's said to have been wearing plaid pajama paints and a pair of loafers.

Moreover, his car was found in the dormitory parking lot. At this writing, he hasn't been seen for nearly four days.

Wilson is described as a six-four white male weighting 160 pounds, with brown hair, brown eyes and light facial hair. If you have any information about him, you're encouraged to contact the Lake County Sheriff's Office at 719-486-1249.

Here's a larger photo of Wilson as shared by the LCSO, followed by a video offering a look at CMC's Lake County campus.

Colton Shane Wilson.
Colton Shane Wilson.
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