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It is with great sadness that the Golden Police department reports that on September 2, 2021, at approximately 6:55 PM, a deceased female was found by a citizen on the Argos trail in Jefferson County.  The Argos trail is located above the old Heritage Square.  The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson County Open Space Park Rangers and the Golden Police Department responded in a coordinated effort.  We were able to confirm that the deceased female is Ms. Kap Soon Lee.  The investigation is active and on-going, however there were no signs of foul play.   

Golden, Colo. ­— The Golden Police Department is investigating the disappearance of 76-year-old Kap Soon Lee. Lee is described as an Asian female, 4’11”, 125 pounds, brown eyes, and short dark hair with white roots.  Lee was last seen wearing a charcoal thin black shirt, light sky-blue windbreaker, jeans and light blue tennis shoes. 

Kap Soon Lee resides in the Eagle Ridge neighborhood located off Heritage Road, north of 6th Avenue in Golden. Lee is known to frequently walk in her neighborhood, as well as along the Clear Creek corridor in Downtown Golden.   

On August 31, 2021 at approximately 1:00 PM, Lee left her residence and has not been seen since that time. Golden Police were notified several hours later and searched the surrounding area by foot and with the use of a bloodhound. She has not yet been located. 

Lee is known to normally keep to herself. She understands most basic conversations in English but may only have a limited vocabulary to respond. Lee is unable to read or write in English.

Lee has a medical history of high blood pressure and has not taken her prescribed medication since she was last seen. Lee has been entered into the national reporting database as a missing and endangered person. 

Golden Police are conducting an active and ongoing investigation and are seeking any information on the possible whereabouts of Lee. Anyone with information is asked to notify the Golden Police Department at (303) 980-7300.

If you live in the neighborhood around Golden Eagle Circle and Eagle Ridge Road, please check your security system cameras or doorbell cameras.

If you see Kap Soon lee, please contact JeffCom’s Non-Emergency by calling (303) 980-7300 or click on Submit a Tip below. Reference Incident # GN21003109 when you call.


Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 1:00pm
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