The Colorado Bureau of Investigation issued its first Lacking Indigenous Individual Alert for a 27-year-old man who was final seen in Denver.
Wanbil Vigil was final seen about 2 p.m. Thursday within the 3400 block of Knox Courtroom, based on the CBI.
The CBI posted the Lacking Indigenous Individual Alert on social media on Tuesday, the primary of its type after the passage of SB 22-150.
“That is the primary alert beneath the brand new banner,” stated Susan Medina, chief of workers media relations with the CBI.
— CBI (@CBI_Colorado) January 3, 2023
The alert system went dwell on Dec. 30. The brand new laws “expands the investigation of lacking and murdered Indigenous relative instances,” together with the brand new lacking alert system, according to the Colorado Department of Public Safety. The CBI is liable for issuing the alerts with data supplied by regulation enforcement companies.
SB22-150, sponsored by Reps. Leslie Herod and Monica Duran and Sen. Jessie Danielson, all Democrats, goals particularly to handle the disaster of lacking and murdered Indigenous individuals in Colorado. Indigenous girls specifically face heightened charges of violence, advocates and researchers say. And people crimes are too usually not correctly tracked or understood.
Vigil, who’s 6′ 1″ tall and weighs 180 kilos, was final seen sporting blue denims and a black jacket with white stripes. He has black hair and brown eyes. Anybody with data on his whereabouts is requested to name 911 or Denver police at 720-913-2000.