Mystery of Ex-Purdue Star Caleb Swanigan’s Cause of Death
Shocked fans are asking about the ex-Homestead and Purdue standout and beloved NBA player Caleb Swanigan’s cause of death after the star suddenly passed away on June 21, 2022, at the young age of 25.
Our team sends its deepest sympathies to his loved ones during these sad days. May he sleep well in heaven.
The shocking death news was confirmed and first announced by the Purdue men’s basketball program, reporting that Swanigan took his last breath on Monday night.
The statement read, “Devastated. Our thoughts and prayers to Caleb Swanigan’s family and friends. The world lost a gentle soul last night. Love you Biggie.”
A first-round pick of the Portland Trail Blazers in 2017, the well-known Swanigan appeared for three years in the NBA with the Blazers and Sacramento Kings.
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Indiana’s Mr. Basketball in 2015, Swanigan was a highly sought-after recruit who elected to stay home and play for the Boilermakers after originally committing to Michigan State.
Caleb Swanigan’s Cause of Death Revealed
Swanigan had a standout sophomore campaign at Purdue and was named the Big Ten Player of the Year and was a consensus first-team All-American. He was also a finalist for the Naismith Award. Following the season, he entered the NBA draft and was selected No. 26 overall.
The news came this morning from WANE television in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The outlet said that the coroner’s office in Allen County, Indiana had confirmed that Swanigan passed of natural causes. NBA journalist Shams Charania of The Athletic tweeted that Swanigan’s alma mater, Purdue University, had confirmed his passing.
Our team does not confirm any rumors about the news, but you can be sure that we are trying our best to find related information about the tragedy and provide the latest updates as soon as possible; but, do not forget that family privacy should be respected.
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Swanigan, who experienced homelessness as a child before being adopted, eventually got a diploma in Educational History from Purdue. He also helped organize a fundraiser for homelessness and released music in 2019.