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Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks. Meadow, an 18-year-old freshman from Washington, D.C., died early Sunday after being hospitalized for two weeks. School officials said he became disoriented after an Aug. 10 football practice. His death has been ruled accidental, said Bruce Goldfarb, spokesman for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. His mother, Benita Meadow, said Morgan State hasn't been able to provide her with details of her son's last practice. She said he did not...

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