Child's Body Found At Hanging Lake

Garfield County Coroner's Office To Release More Details Later

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - An 8-year-old child has died in a fall at the top of a Hanging Lake in Colorado, according to the Garfield County Coroner's Office.

Garfield County coroner, Robert Glassmire, says the incident happened around 4 P.M. Monday at the top of Hanging Lake trail about 10 miles east of Glenwood Springs.

Glassmire would not release information about the child, only that they were from the Front Range.

According to the agencies and Garfield County Sheriff's Spokesman, Walt Stowe, the youth had fallen and hit his or her head.

News Channel Five will provide more details as they're released from the Garfield County Coroner's Office.


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