Washington State mourns loss of Tyler Hilinski to apparent suicide

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According to multiple media reports, Washington State redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died of an apparent suicide. The Claremont, California native was found in his apartment by police Tuesday afternoon after he did not show up to practice earlier in the day.

Head football coach Mike Leach issued a statement via Washington State football's Twitter account:


Interim Director of Athletics John Johnson followed up with his own remarks: