Investigation Completed Into Tragic Death Of Local Teen

February 11th, 2012    
  The Woodland Park Police have concluded their initial investigation into the death of a 16-year-old local high school student who died unexpectedly at her home. According to Police Chief Robert Larson, the teen, identified as Anna Dille, apparently died from natural causes and experienced no physical trauma.  Officials have concluded that no foul play was involved.  Lab work, however, is being done to further examine the specific cause of her death. Final results are not expected for several weeks.   In the meantime, the historic Ute Inn in Woodland Park is spearheading a fund-raiser for Anna’s family, in lieu of this tragedy. 
     If any residents in the area would like to help out with the drive to benefit the teen's family, call the Ute at 687-1465 or mail donations to a special fund to benefit the family of Anna Dille in care of: The Historic Ute Inn, P.O. Box 371, Divide,Colorado 80184.  Her death has shocked many in the community, including the entire staff, owners and friends of the Ute Inn, alongwith students and staff at the Woodland Park RE-2 School District. Jed Bowman, the superintendent of the RE-2 School District, mourned the loss of the student in an official statement released last week.  Anna Dille was a sophomore at the Woodland Park High School.

According to a previous report, the teen was discovered not breathing at her home on Feb. 6 shortly after 7:30 a.m.  Woodland Park police officers, paramedics and fire rescuers responded to a private residence. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident was reported to the police by Anna’s parents, who became alarmed when they couldn't wake her up to get ready for school.

In the meantime, the historic Ute Inn in Woodland Park is spearheading a fund-raiser for Anna’s family, in lieu of this tragedy. If any residents in the area would like to help out with the drive to benefit the teen's family, call the Ute at 687-1465 or maildonations to a special fund to benefit the family of Anna Dille in care of: The Historic Ute Inn, P.O. Box 371, Divide, Colorado 80184.
     Her death has shocked many in the community, including the entire staff, owners and friends of the Ute Inn, along with students and staff at the Woodland Park RE-2 School District. Jed Bowman, the superintendent of the RE-2 School District, mourned the loss of the student in an official statement released last week.  Anna Dille was a sophomore at the Woodland Park High School.

According to a previous report, the teen was discovered not breathing at her home on Feb. 6 shortly after 7:30 a.m.  Woodland Park police officers, paramedics and fire rescuers responded to a private residence. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident was reported to the police by Anna’s parents, who became alarmed when they couldn't wake her up to get ready for school.