Fatality Monday In Moraine Park Campground In Rocky Mountain National Park
Contact: Kyle Patterson, (970) 586-1363
On Monday morning, October 21, park rangers were notified of a deceased man in the Moraine Park Campground in Rocky Mountain National Park. They discovered his body in his tent at the Moraine Park Campground and notified park rangers. Park rangers and an ambulance responded. The man was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been notified. The man has been identified as Tommy Cobb, 55, of Oxford, Mississippi.
Park rangers are conducting an investigation, no foul play is suspected. Larimer County Coroner's office will be determining the cause of death. No further information will be released at this time.
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