Soccer followers have been shocked yesterday when the information broke about the sudden demise of former Clemson working again CJ Fuller.
Fuller was solely 22 years outdated, so individuals naturally have been asking questions like: How did he die? What was his trigger of demise?
Whereas we nonetheless don’t have the definitive reply to these questions, as an official trigger of demise for Fuller has but to be launched, we do know what occurred in the moments main up to his passing.
In accordance to the Pickens County coroner, a demise investigation is underway, however she famous that there have been no “suspicious” circumstances surrounding Fuller’s demise.
TMZ says they spoke to a “supply extraordinarily shut to Fuller” who mentioned that the soccer star had torn his ACL taking part in flag soccer about two weeks in the past, and had surgical procedure to restore the damage at the finish of September.
Fuller had gone to bodily remedy to rehab his knee just some hours earlier than his demise “and it was clear one thing flawed,” the gossip web site reported.
Fuller went to bodily remedy for the first time on Wednesday (10/3) as half of his restoration and accomplished a full session with out concern. When he arrived again to his house, we’re advised he “went to the floor” and requested for water—clearly feeling one thing was flawed.
Individuals shut to C.J. referred to as for an ambulance and he was rushed to a close-by hospital. He was pronounced lifeless a short while later. There are rumblings Fuller’s demise was a direct end result of issues from the knee surgical procedure—however we’re advised that hasn’t been decided but.
When Fuller’s brother referred to as 911, he reportedly advised the operated it seemed like he was having a seizure. He mentioned Fuller had “handed out,” although it’s unclear if he was acutely aware at the time.
“C.J.’s brother and different relations desperately tried to assist Fuller—following the operator’s directions—and begged for an ambulance to be despatched over rapidly,” TMZ reported.
In an interview with The Anderson Impartial Mail and The Greenville Information, an in depth member of the family mentioned he skilled chest pains earlier than he collapsed Wednesday, and his demise might have been the end result of a blood clot.
Fuller was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital through ambulance from Pickens, and he was pronounced lifeless not too lengthy after.
“He had been having some chest pains earlier than that day, however they acquired worse quick,” CJ’s aunt, Zola Fuller Beeks, mentioned. “He was acutely aware at one level, however when he acquired to the hospital, his speech was slurred. Earlier than we knew it, he was gone. We expect it had one thing to do with a blood clot, however you simply don’t count on somebody his age to be gone so quick.”
Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley mentioned she’s nonetheless investigating what occurred and doesn’t plan to launch additional details about Fuller’s demise till after she completes an post-mortem. Kelley mentioned it may take up to six to eight weeks to discover out the outcomes from the post-mortem.