Sam Westmoreland, a 19-year-old student of Mississippi State University and member of the Mississippi State football team is being reported to have died as per a statement by the university on Wednesday, Oct 19. Westmoreland was a native of Tupelo, Mississippi, and his first year with the Bulldogs program was a preferred walk-on. The 6-foot-4, 260-pound offensive lineman who stood out at Tupelo High School was majoring in industrial technology at MSU.
Sam Westmoreland Parents
Sam’s parents are yet to release a statement on their son’s death. The school says that his death is being investigated but earl pointers show that he might have committed suicide. According to WCBI. Sam was found dead at Blackjack Church in Oktibbeha County and n foul is suspected.
Sam Westmoreland Death & Cause
The Mississippi State freshman died suddenly on Wednesday morning, Oct 19, 2022, as per an announcement by the school. No cause of death was given in the statement confirming his death. westmoreland was 19 years old and played as an offensive lineman for Tupelo.
According to a release issued by Mississippi State, Westmoreland’s death remains under investigation by university and local law enforcement authorities. The school is also withholding further comment until that investigation is complete.
“The Mississippi State Athletics Family is heartbroken by the sudden death of Sam Westmoreland,” Bulldogs coach Mike Leach said. He described sam as a beloved son, brother, and teammate, and a tremendous young man with a limitless future. He will always be remembered and deeply missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
“The entire MSU Family mourns as our thoughts and prayers go out to the Westmoreland family. Our highest priority is the support of the Westmoreland family and our student-athletes during this troubling time.”
“He will always be remembered and deeply missed by everyone who knew and loved him. The entire MSU Family mourns as our thoughts and prayers go out to the Westmoreland family. Our highest priority is the support of the Westmoreland family and our student-athletes during this troubling time.”