Whitman County Coroner Officially Rules On Death Of Tyler Hilinski

Whitman County Coroner Officially Rules On Death Of Tyler Hilinski

Whitman County Coroner Officially Rules On Death Of Tyler Hilinski

When authorities went to his apartment to check on him, they discovered Hilinski's dead body next to a rifle and a suicide note.

'The missing piece here is why, ' Police Chief Gary Jenkins told.

Tyler's teammates, friends, family and coaches sent their condolences to the young Quarterback's family. I am sorry I could not be there for you when you needed a smile for yourself.

According to the twitter account, the vigil will be held at the Cougar Statue. It consisted of flowers and balloons.

Washington State University (WSU) quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead Tuesday night after an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Hilinski was widely anticipated to be named starting quarterback at WSU this fall. Tyler was a tremendous individual, great friend and teammate, and he will be deeply missed. ASWSU will provide candles for the first 4,000 people, feel free to bring your own. Hilinski completed 39 of 50 passes for 272 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in his first college start.

He was the starting quarterback for the Cougars in the Holiday Bowl on December 28, 2017.

Hilinski appeared in eight games during his sophomore season, throwing for 1,176 yards and seven touchdowns.

Washington State was scheduled to introduce Pat Chun as its new athletic director on Wednesday.

Hilinski is but one tragic story made a national story by his high-profile position as a scholarship athlete. "I'm just like you & I've been here & there is hope, hugged him & never let go".

"We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Tyler's passing", Leach's statement said, via KXLY's Aaron Polevoi. "There, they were met by campus and department counseling and psychological services, including athletics" on-staff clinical psychologist and a licensed mental health counselor, along with WSU Athletics medical team.

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