David Torrence, the Olympic Runner, has passed away and his body is found in the swimming pool ground at an apartment in Scottsdale, Arizona. The reason behind is death is yet to be found out. He was just 31 years old.
As reported by the Scottsdale police, on 28th August, David Torrence’s body was found by the staffers of the complex at Center Court Condominiums’ pool in Scottsdale, Arizona at about 7.30 am. The runner had participated in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, but the reason of his death at this moment is still unclear. However, earlier the 911 claimed that he had drowned. The police is still investigating the reason for his death. However, it is not confirmed if he lived in at the apartment complex. To medically determine the actual reason behind his death, they have sent his body to the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office. Moreover, it is not known for how much time his body was lying in the pool before it was seen that morning.
“At 7:30 am, staff members at the Center Court Condominiums at 3031 N. Civic Center Plaza observed an adult male subject at the bottom of the community pool and called 911.” As per HollywoodLife.com, Sgt. Ben Hoster of the Scottsdale Police Department said, “Scottsdale Police and Fire responded to the scene. Firefighters removed the male subject from the pool and he was pronounced deceased. Scottsdale Police Officers immediately began a death investigation. Detectives learned that there were no obvious signs of foul play. The deceased subject was later identified as David Torrence (31 years old) from Malibu, CA. Torrence was an Olympic runner who came to Scottsdale a few weeks ago to train. The cause of death will be given by the Maricopa County ME Office. “
USA Track & Field released a statement on Twitter speaking about David’s death that read: “The track world lost a great friend and athlete today. Rest in peace, David Torrence.” David’s friends are in grief and are mourning, he was the most loved one in the running world.
Kyle Merber, his friend and colleague, who also participated with him outside the Olympics, stated that he “lost and amazing athlete and an even greater friend.” Kyle also Kyle said David had planned to meet him in a few days and also informed that on 6th September, the runner will be honored at the Long Island Mile event. He stated on Twitter, “We will name the men’s race in his memory and will find every way to celebrate his passion and his life.” David is a two-time racing champion, including in 2016, holding a record. Also, he was trying for the third position this year.