NEDERLAND, Colo. (CBS4)– Authorities have not found a match after DNA results were returned from human remains found inside a snow boot at a Colorado ski resort.

Investigators did confirm that the DNA results were not a match for Ryder Johnson, a 20-year-old Lafayette man who was reported missing in January and had ties to Eldora Mountain Resort Area.

The boot where the human remains were found (credit: Boulder County Sheriff's Office)

The boot where the human remains were found (credit: Boulder County Sheriff’s Office)

The size 13 leather, waterproof boot was discovered in a clearing at the base of the mountain June 1 with a severed and decomposed foot inside. No other human remains were found in the area.ELDORA HUMAN REMAINS .transfer

The National Institute of Justice’s National Missing and Unidentified Persons System or NamUs, is a national centralized repository and resource center for missing persons and unidentified decendent records.

The Boulder County Coroner’s Office has created a NamUs case profile on the human remains.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

The profile is available to the public, registered under UP#15396 and can be assessed at .


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