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George Foreman's Daughter Died Of An Apparent Suicide

Clark Sparky 11 Mar 2019

The boxing legend's 42-year-old daughter passed away over the weekend.

Found Dead

Freeda Foreman was found dead in her home on Saturday, the family confirmed. Police say there was no foul play involved and that she was found hanging in a closet. The official cause of death is asphyxiation.

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George Foreman's Tweet

Her father, George Foreman, tweeted on Sunday night confirming the news that his daughter had past and sharing an emotional message.

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Boxing Career

After getting her education, Freeda did end up boxing, but her career was short-lived. She won her first five fights before losing her sixth bout. She retired at 5-1 with three knockouts and focused on her family and boxing promotion.

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Her Family

Freeda leaves behind a husband, two daughters, and three grandchildren. Her Twitter bio reflected the importance of her family:

"Aside from my love of family, being a good mother, wife, and friend, I aspire to make a positive difference in our American Criminal Justice System."

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Support

There's been an outpouring of support for the Foreman family on social media. Former heavyweight champ Lennox Lewis tweeted that he was sending prayers.

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