Body of missing Ohio State player found near campus
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The body of a missing Ohio State football player has been found.
On Wednesday, 22-year-old Kosta Karageorge was reported missing after he didn’t show up for football practice.
A police report says Karageorge’s mother told authorities he had suffered from confusion after a few concussions.
In a copy of the missing persons report obtained by CNN, Susan Karageorge told police she received a text from her son that said, “I am sorry if I am an embarrassment but these concussions have my head all f***ed up.”
On Sunday, his body was found in a dumpster with a gun.
Authorities say it appears that he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A police spokesperson says Karageorge was identified by tattoos at the scene.
After learning about his death, the school released a statement, saying, “The Ohio State University Department of Athletics was shocked and saddened to learn today of the death of student-athlete Kosta Karageorge, a senior from Columbus. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Karageorge family, and those who knew him, during this most difficult time.”