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Figure skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33 days after suspension

Posted On: Jan 19, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Figure skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33 days after suspension

John Coughlin, a two-time US pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, has died at the age of 33.
His sister said in a Facebook post that he had taken his own life, but authorities had not revealed any further details.
Coughlin had been barred from all official activities as part of a recent suspension for unspecified conduct.
John Coughlin, a two-time US pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, has died. He was 33.
US Figure Skating released a statement Saturday and cited his sister, Angela Laune. The sister said in a Facebook post that her "wonderful, strong, amazingly compassionate brother John Coughlin took his own life.... I have no words." There were no further details.
We are stunned at the news of the death of two-time U.S. pairs champion John Coughlin. Our heartfelt and deepest sympathies are with his father Mike, sister Angela and the rest of his family. Out of respect to the family, we will have no further comment until a later time. - U.S. Figure Skating (...

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