Friends, family looking for missing 38-year-old Steamboat resident |

Friends, family looking for missing 38-year-old Steamboat resident

Matt Stensland Steamboat Today
Matt Shelters

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Friends and family are concerned about a 38-year-old Steamboat Springs man who was last seen Tuesday.

Matthew Shelters was seen leaving Back Door Grill on foot about 1 a.m. Tuesday.

“Highly unusual that he is missing and hasn’t showed up to work, and his friends and family are extremely concerned,” said Shelters’ father, John Shelters, who lives in Michigan.

Matthew Shelters works as a bartender at E3 Chophouse.

He has lived in Steamboat about 12 years, and was currently living at the Flour Mill apartments.

Shelters is a white male, 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighing about 168 pounds. He has a beard and was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, a dark-colored, flat-billed hat, brown pants and light-colored shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Steamboat Springs Police Department at 970-879-1090.

To reach Matt Stensland, call 970-871-4247, email or follow him on Twitter @SBTStensland.


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