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Funeral today on Sebastian River High School campus for teen who died during training last week in

August 19, 2014

By Lamaur Stancil, Treasure Coast Newspapers, Stuart, Fla.

Aug. 19--SEBASTIAN -- A funeral service for William Shogran Jr. will be at 4 p.m. at Sebastian River High School Performing Arts Center, 9001 90th Ave. ?

The service is open to the public.

William, 14, died Aug. 13 while participating at a Sebastian River High School football training camp in Starke. He was a home school student and member of the Sebastian River Sharks football team, which was training at Camp Blanding, a military base in North Florida, said Bill Fritz, assistant superintendent for Indian River County schools.

The football team was participating in a start-of-season camp when the teen became ill, according to a Clay County Sheriff 's Office news release.

A coach dialed 911 and noted the boy "suffered from some heat issues" about 11 a.m., and Shogran was taken to Shands Starke Regional Medical Center in Bradford County, where he later died. An autopsy will take three to six months to complete.


--SRHS football player dies at training camp in Starke

--Friends mourn death of Sebastian River High School football player, William Shogran Jr.

--South Fork coach knows what Sebastian's up against as Sharks football practice resumes

--William 'wouldn't want to see us sit around mourning,' church volunteer says of teen who died

--Timeline of events leading up to death of Sebastian River High School football player

--District: Sebastian River High football staff followed state guidelines


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