A twenty-year-old Colorado native who was vacationing in Italy with friends from the University of Washington died Saturday after falling from her hotel window, according to news reports. The Daily Mail describes Kelly Denman as a "university beauty" whose Twitter profile simply said this: die living. Denman reportedly fell a hundred feet, hitting a rock cliff before plunging into the sea.
Several news agencies are reporting that she was a sorority member at UW who planned to study abroad this coming school year. Much of the information has come from Denman's Twitter account, and many of her friends have used Twitter to express their condolences. Here's one such tweet:
More from our News archives: "Mary Celeste, county judge, cited by Denver cops for leaving granddaughter in hot car."
Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.