Observe star Cameron Burrell died by suicide, a medical expert dominated this week, stories say.
The reason for dying for the 26-year-old godson of Olympic monitor and area legend Carl Lewis was listed as a “gunshot wound of the pinnacle,” in response to TMZ. Burrell died in a Houston parking storage on Monday (August 9), information point out.
Burrell was a former College of Houston champion sprinter. In keeping with KTRK, the college’s athletic division, the place Burrell’s Olympic gold medal-winning father serves as the pinnacle monitor coach, made the preliminary announcement.
Burrell’s father, Leroy Burrell, launched this assertion:
“My household is extraordinarily saddened with the lack of our son, Cameron, final night time. We’re going by way of profound sorrow and ask that each one of our associates, prolonged College of Houston household and the monitor and area neighborhood within the U.S. and overseas permit us to assemble with our closest household and associates,”
Burrell is a former NCAA Nationwide Champion who was a sprinter from 2013 to 2018 on the college’s monitor and area crew, in response to KHOU.
Amongst his many achievements, Burrell was a First Crew All-American 3 times through the indoor and out of doors seasons.
He additionally received the person nationwide championship within the 100-meter in 2018, equaling his father’s accomplishment 28 years earlier.
His father, Leroy, and mom, Michelle Finn-Burrell, every received gold medals in monitor on the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona.
If you happen to or anybody you recognize is scuffling with melancholy or ideas of suicide, please name the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.