Last Updated on October 24, 2023, 8:58 am
California: What happened to Miguel Cortez? Del Oro wrestler community mourns Miguel Cortez.
Miguel Cortez, a Del Oro High School and Del Oro wrestler community member, died unexpectedly on Friday, October 20, 2023. According to the reports, he had been struggling with mental health and had depression and mental anxieties. He lost the battle with his inner demons and allegedly committed suicide.
Who was Miguel Cortez?
Miguel was a bright young man with his whole life ahead of him. He was an athlete and was part of a wrestler community. According to Clint Madden, who released a statement on behalf of the Del Oro Wrestling Team regarding Miguel’s tragic passing, Miguel was a 3-year member of the team and was loved by the entire team. His tragic death has profoundly impacted the entire Del Oro community. Miguel was known for his infectious laugh and friendly smile.
He was a dedicated student and a skilled athlete. His sudden, unexpected death has robbed the community of its cherished member. He will be deeply missed by all those who had the privilege to know him.
What happened to Miguel Cortez?
The details of his death have not been made public. Unconfirmed reports say he had been struggling with his mental health and had depression and mental anxieties and committed suicide. His death has cast a sombre cloud over the entire community. His heartbroken family is left to deal with the void that his death has made in the lives of those who loved him.
The Community mourns Miguel Cortez
The Del Oro Wrestling team has announced a candlelight vigil that will be held on Monday at 7:00 p.m. All students and coaches are welcome to join to honour Miguel’s memory and support each other in this crucial time. The team has shown concern for the well-being of team members and friends who mourn Miguel and has encouraged them to speak to their family members about the tragedy.
The community has also offered their support and expressed their desire to help the family in any way they needed. The team has ensured to inform the team members as soon as they learn a way to help the family.
To assist the grieving students and staff members to process their emotions, the school will provide Counselors, Mental Health Specialists, and Chaplains starting on Monday. The team has encouraged the students to come together and support each other in this crucial time to cope with the tragedy.
Obituary and funeral
Miguel’s family will release an obituary and provide funeral details in the coming days. They are currently taking time to heal from their immense loss.
We offer our condolences and prayers to the family and friends. May he rest in peace.
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