Yellowstone National Park

Cause of Recent Yellowstone Worker Death: Suicide

After an autopsy, it was determined the cause of death for a 21-year-old Yellowstone National Park concession employee whose body was found in the Old Faithful area earlier this week 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 Twin Bridges, Montana, woman was found in the Old Faithful Lodge area.

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