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Volleyball Player Eric Zaun Passed Away At 25 After Jumping To His Death From Hotel Room

Date June 14, 2019 11:26

Humans do everything to keep themselves safe and survive through it all. It takes a lot for a person to give that up. The young ones who take their own lives are beyond any other disappointment. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Born on June 28, 1993, Eric Zaun was raised in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. After graduating from Limestone College in South Carolina, he headed to Southern California.

He meant to compete against the best beach volleyball players in the country. Just two years ago, made his debut with the Association of Volleyball Professionals AVP. He was honored with Rookie of the Year award. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Expiry at 25

 A young man was discovered to be dead in the parking lot of the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa on Tuesday, June 11. The Atlantic City Police Department arrived at the scene and identified him to be Eric Zaun. He was going to turn 26 soon.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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According to News 12, he had jumped from the window of his room booked at Atlantic City hotel. It was located on the 29th floor. The cause of his apparent suicide remains unknown as no family member has come forward yet.

The pro player has left all volleyball community shocked and devastated. That's just sad indeed.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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People paid tribute to him

Eric death's a daunting reminder to us all that how important it is to check on your loved ones. We can't know what worries each man but, general kindness and care is a true lifesaver. Share this and keep supporting one another.