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July 30, 2020

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Deceased male found near Buckingham Campground

Boulder County, Colo. - At 4:22 p.m. on July 29, we were notified by park visitors in the area of Buckingham Campground, near the 4th of July Road, that they came across a possible deceased person.

A Boulder County Parks and Open Space ranger, who was in the area, was directed to the location of where the body was seen. Upon arrival, the ranger confirmed that an adult male was deceased in tent. It was determined that the location of the tent was on the Boulder County Open Space Wells property.

Based on the condition of the body, we believe it had been there for some time. At this time, no foul play is suspected, however, it is still under investigation.

The identification of the decedent, as well as the cause and manner of his death will be determined by the Boulder County Coroner’s Office.

The following assisted with this incident: Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Boulder County Parks and Open Space, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, Nederland Fire Protection District, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group and the Boulder County Coroner’s Office.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff’s Office case number is: 20-3339.


/s/ Carrie Haverfield, Public Information Specialist