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Update: Endangered Missing Adult

Last updated on June 28, 2024

The Mesa County Coroner’s Office was involved in the investigation of the death of Michael Tollis, a 52 year old male, resident of Grand Junction. He went missing a couple of days before he was found dead outdoors near Canyon Creek Drive in Grand Junction. His autopsy has been completed and there were no injuries that contributed to death.


GRAND JUNCTION, CO – On Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at approximately 7:50 a.m., Deputies from the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a deceased male near the 700 block of Soaring Eagle Drive. Upon arrival, Deputies located the deceased male and identified him as Michael Tollis. Mr. Tollis was reported as an endangered missing adult on June 24, 2024, after walking away from his residence. The death is not considered suspicious at this time. Any further information will be provided by the Mesa County Coroner’s Office pending autopsy.

Sourced via CRIMEWATCH®: https://crimewatch.net/us/co/mesa/sheriff/134177/post/update-endangered-missing-adult


Michael Tollis, age 52, left his residence near the 400 block of Sandia Drive in the Redlands yesterday, around 4:00 p.m. He suffers from short-term memory loss and is not familiar with the area. He also has medical issues that require medication.

Michael Tollis is described as a white male, 200 lbs., six feet tall, with blonde hair, blue eyes, and a blonde beard. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans, and Converse sneakers of an unknown color.

If you see Michael Tollis, please call the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office at 970-242-6707.

Location: 400 Block Sandia Drive Grand Junction, CO 81507

Date: Jun 24, 2024

Reference ID: 24-20997 Rolbiecki J

Case Status: Current

Case Type: Missing Person

Created: Jun 25th, 2024

Sourced via CRIMEWATCH®: https://crimewatch.net/us/co/mesa/sheriff/134177/cases/endangered-missing-adult