Professional bull rider Ty Pozzobon, in fact, commit suicide? concussion-related depression
We have now discovered that Ty did, in fact, commit suicide.
#Breaking Family of Rodeo star Ty Pozzobon to donate his brain to Nucleus Bio in #PoCo to further research on concussions & depression.
— RadioNLNews (@RadioNLNews) January 13, 2017
Did you see that.. Absolutely getting crushed.
Very Frightening connections b/w concussions, depression and suicide
Report: 25-year-old pro bull rider Ty Pozzobon took his own life
The Pozzobon family released a statement which did not reveal specific details but did include a cryptic quote from his mother, Leanne:
“It’s important that people know about the implications of head injures as the result of concussion.”
Family spokeswoman Gail Joe told CBC News that Leanne Pozzobon wants people to be aware of the connection between concussion and mental illness before it’s too late.
Ty Pozzobon’s death has been confirmed as a suicide.
Samples of his brain tissue have been collected by concussion researchers.
Mother of Ty #Pozzobon says concussion-related depression a factor in his death https://t.co/VUxrsnQSkX #rodeo #depression #suicide
— Marvin Beatty (@Marvin_Beatty) January 12, 2017
One of my favorites from our #engagementphotos I love u.