Mystery Behind EX Rugby Player Josh Ciocco’s Cause of Death
The Vernon Vipers former player Josh Ciocco’s cause of death seems mysterious since official sources reported that he suddenly passed away on Tuesday (October 4, 2022) at the young age of 38.
We send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones. May Josh rest in power.
The local BCHL team confirmed the heartbreaking news in a statement shared on Twitter, announcing, “The Vernon Vipers are extremely saddened to learn of the passing of ex-Viper Josh Ciocco! We want to pass our condolences along to Josh’s family and friends as well as @MC_Athletics, where he was an assistant coach.”
Ciocco was joining his fifth season with the North Andover, Mass., Merrimack College. The Merrimack community and men’s hockey program “are deeply saddened” by the death, the college shared on its website.
“Josh was … tireless in recruiting talented and dedicated student-athletes to Merrimack, and equally passionate in his commitment to coaching them to reach their greatest potential,” the college added.
Previously, the beloved star performed as an assistant coach at Brown University and the University of Alaska in Anchorage.
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Josh Ciocco’s Cause of Death Not Disclosed
Celebrities’ death news always breaks many hearts, but fans kindly remember memories, and their idols are alive in their hearts even after death. Although there is no report about Josh Ciocco’s cause of death, some believed he lost his life because of an illness.
Our team does not confirm any rumors about the news, though you can be sure that we are attempting 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.
He gained a bachelor’s degree in political science in 2007 from the University of New Hampshire, where he was a four-year member of the hockey program, captaining the Wildcats in his senior season.
He came back to UNH in 2010 to make his MBA after contending for two seasons in the ECHL with the Wheeling Nailers and Fresno Falcons. “Our prayers and deepest condolences are extended to Josh’s parents, brothers, and all members of the Merrimack men’s hockey team and coaching staff,” the college said.
In the BCHL, Ciocco starred for the Vernon Vipers, Salmon Arm Silverbacks, Cowichan Valley Capitals, and Prince George Spruce Kings, as a right winger.