City of Colorado Springs / Police / News

Victims Identified from Waldo Canyon Fire

Thursday, July 5, 2012, 3:30 PM [RELEASE AT WILL]

Earlier today, the Coroner’s Office positively identified the remains found at 2910 Rossmere Street, in the Mountain Shadows neighborhood.  They are:

Mr. William Everett {74}

Barbara Everett {73}

There are many agencies collaborating on the various parts of this active investigation.  A task force has been formed which includes experts in the field of wildland fire investigations.  As such, the task force will determine who best to focus on what portions of the investigation. 

The Task Force is comprised of: Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado Springs Fire Department, El Paso County Sheriff's Office, US Forest Service, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office.

No other information will be released until the conclusion of the investigation.