Cause of Death Determined on Yellowstone Concession Employee

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Date: August 29, 2014

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

Yellowstone National Park
P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
   
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 29, 2014         14-068    

Al Nash
(307) 344-2015
YELL_Public_Affairs@nps.gov

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Cause of Death Determined on Yellowstone Concession Employee


The autopsy has been completed on a Yellowstone concession employee whose body was found in the Old Faithful area earlier this week.

The autopsy determined that the cause of death was suicide.

Kassandra “Kassie” Wieferich was reported missing after failing to meet a family member on August 26 and after missing several shifts at work.

After a brief search Tuesday evening, August 26, the body of the 21 year old Twin Bridges, Montana, woman was found in the Old Faithful Lodge area.

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