The sports activities world has misplaced a rising star.
Observe and subject 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 faculty, Leroy Burrell, confirmed his son’s passing on Tuesday. Nonetheless, Cameron’s father did not disclose particulars surrounding his dying.
“My household is extraordinarily saddened with the lack of our son, Cameron, final evening,” Leroy said in a statement, per the College of Houston’s Observe and Area web page. “We’re going by profound sorrow and ask that every one of our pals, prolonged College of Houston household and the monitor and subject group within the U.S. and overseas permit us to assemble with our closest household and pals.”
He added, “We’re profoundly grief stricken, and thank everybody for the outpouring of prayers and assist. We are going to ahead extra data when it’s accessible.”