Mar 16, 2011 6:07 PM by Greg Boyce

Climbing victim identified

A man found dead yesterday near Helen Hunt Falls has been identified as James Hitchcock.

He's a Colorado Springs resident and is believed to have died from a fall while climbing in the area on the southwest side of Colorado Springs.  Hitchcock was 54.  He had suffered a broken neck and massive head injuries.  The case is being investigated as an accident.


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