The sports activities world has misplaced a rising star.
observe and area sprinter Cameron Burrell, who was an NCAA Division I champion and former athlete at the University of Houston, died on Monday, Aug. 9. He was solely 26 years outdated.
Father of the late athlete and head coach at the Texas-based faculty, Leroy Burrell, confirmed the demise of his son on Tuesday. However, Cameron’s father didn’t reveal particulars about his demise.
“My family is deeply saddened by the loss of our son, Cameron, last night,” Leroy stated in an announcement, in accordance with the University of Houston observe and area web page. “We are going through a period of deep sorrow and ask that all of our friends, the family at the University of Houston, and the track and field community in the US and abroad allow us to gather with our close family and friends.”
“We are deeply saddened, and thank everyone for the prayers and support. We will send more information when it becomes available,” he stated.