Family mourning 7-year-old boy
COLORADO SPRINGS» The young boy who fell to his death while hiking with family near Gold Camp Road was 7-year-old Kaivion Eleby, a firstgrader at Bristol Elementary School, his mother told The Gazette on Saturday.
Kaivion fell just before 3:40 p.m., according to Colorado Springs police. Local firefighters attempted a highangle rescue, but the boy was dead by the time they reached him.
His mother, Wilma Eleby, told The Gazette that Kaivion was a cheerful, curious and outgoing child who wanted to be a Denver Bronco.
Family members and friends planned to hold a vigil for Kaivion at 5 p.m. Saturday at Palmer Park.