Report: Deceased Ohio State Football Player's Brain Will Be Examined

According to the Franklin County (Ohio) coroner, a neuropathologist will examine the brain of deceased Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge "for signs of traumatic brain injury," ESPN reports. Dr. Anahi Ortiz told ESPN that brain examinations aren't typically done in autopsies, but is in this case because of Karageorge's "reported history of concussions." Karageorge, whose body was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound yesterday, disappeared on Wednesday after sending his mother a text message that read "I am sorry if I am an embarrassment but these concussions have my head all fucked up.''


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Ohio State Football Player Kosta Karageorge Found Dead Near Campus

Columbus police announced today that they had found the body of Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge in a dumpster near the university's campus. He had a self-inflicted gunshot wound, and the gun was found inside the dumpster.

Karageorge had been missing since Wednesday. The last text he sent his mother was him complaining about concussions affecting his head.

Karageorge was 22.

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