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US Olympic Cyclist Kelly Catlin Commits Suicide By Suffocation At Stanford University Campus Residence

Kelly Catlin suicide asphyxia cause death

US Olympic Cyclist Kelly Catlin Commits Suicide By Asphyxiation At Her Stanford University Campus Residence As Mental Health Declines After Several Cycling Crashes

Kelly Catlin’s Cause of death: Suicide By Asphyxiation

Kelly Catlin’s Date Of Death: Friday the 8th of February 2019.

Kelly Catlin’s Place Of Death: Stanford, California

A very promising US Olympic track cyclist has died.

Kelly Catlin killed herself in her Stanford University campus residence on the night of Friday the 8th of March 2019.

Her triplet brother, Colin Catlin broke the news on Facebook.

The member of the US women’s pursuit cycling team reportedly battled mental health issue following several cycling crashes that led to concussion (traumatic brain injury).

Her sister Christine said this is not her first suicide attempt.

Her father, Mark Catlin has also confirmed her death to Velo News.

The 3-time World Champion died at the age of 23.

Her cause of death, suicide by asphyxiation was confirmed to E! News by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner today.

Suffocation or Asphyxiation is caused by creating a condition of severely deficient supply of oxygen to the body.

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  1. Fifelomo

    March 11, 2019 at 10:00 PM

    Sad, rip.

  2. Terrina Picarello

    March 12, 2019 at 6:17 AM

    We need to create an Awareness Campaign in Kelly’s name to get the word out about Traumatic Brain Injury and the severe depression that almost always follows. We need to have a standard of care for our athletes with proper evaluation, comprehensive treatment plan and monitoring compliance. The family should not be in the position to monitor and evaluate her suicide risk or manage her medical/mental health care. It seems like there is no protocol in place yet, and the consequence is the loss of such an exceptional, talented, hard working human being. We have to do this better.

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