Coroner’s office identifies child who died at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

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UPDATE: The Garfield County Coroner’s Office has identified the child who died at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park as six-year-old Wongel Estifanos.

Additionally, the Garfield County Coroner’s Office is sharing a GoFundMe Account set up by the family. The account has been verified by the coroner’s office as well as the Estifanos family.

The GoFundMe account’s organizers wrote, “Wongel was a beautiful, caring, and cheerful girl who loves Jesus so much for a 6-year-old girl. Her life was cut short in this tragic accident.”

Her family is from Ethiopia and according to a family friend, Wongel means Gospel in English.

UPDATE: FOX21 is aware of outlets that are reporting the child’s name. We are working to confirm her name while respecting the family’s request for privacy.

ORIGINAL: GLENWOOD CANYON, Colo. — The Garfield County Coroner’s Office has released some of the factors that led to a six-year-old’s death at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park.

According to Coroner Robert Glassmire, an autopsy was performed by the Garfield County Coroner’s Office contract forensic pathologist. The forensic pathologist identified multiple blunt force injuries.

The final cause and manner of death are pending the investigation.

FOX21 has confirmed the child attended Stetson Elementary School in District 49. The school is offering counselors and has sent an email to parents.

D49 declined an interview.

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