Garrett Uekman Passes Away, Arkansas Confirms In Statement

Garrett Uekman's passing was confirmed in statement released Sunday evening by the University of Arkansas, Nicole Auerbach of USA Today shares.

Garrett Uekman, a University of Arkansas student and a member of the Razorback football team, has passed away today at the age of 19.

Uekman, from Little Rock, was pronounced dead this afternoon at Washington Regional Medical Center.
More information will be released shortly.     

Uekman, a 19-year-old redshirt freshman tight end, was found dead in his dorm room Sunday morning. A team meeting was promptly scheduled for 1:30 in the afternoon in response to the news. The cause of death is still unknown, though an autopsy has been scheduled, hopefully shedding some light on the untimely tragedy.

Get more details and track the latest updates on this tragedy with SB Nation's Garrett Uekman StoryStream. For more on this story and perspective from Arkansas fans, visit SB Nation's Razorbacks blog Arkansas Expats.

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