The sports activities world has misplaced a rising star.
Monitor and discipline sprinter Cameron Burrell, who was an NCAA Division I champion and former athlete on the College of Houston, died on Monday, Aug. 9. He was solely 26 years previous.
The late athlete’s father and head coach on the Texas-based school, Leroy Burrell, confirmed his son’s passing on Tuesday. Nevertheless, Cameron’s father did not disclose particulars surrounding his demise.
“My household is extraordinarily saddened with the lack of our son, Cameron, final evening,” Leroy stated in an announcement, per the College of Houston’s Monitor and Discipline web page. “We’re going by profound sorrow and ask that each one of our mates, prolonged College of Houston household and the observe and discipline group within the U.S. and overseas enable us to assemble with our closest household and mates.”
He added, “We’re profoundly grief stricken, and thank everybody for the outpouring of prayers and help. We are going to ahead extra info when it’s accessible.”