A Colorado man who survived the 1999 Columbine college capturing and later grew to become an advocate for preventing habit has died.
Routt County Coroner Robert Ryg stated Saturday that 37-year-old Austin Eubanks died in a single day at his Steamboat Springs house.
There have been no indicators of foul play. A Monday post-mortem was deliberate to find out the reason for loss of life.
Eubanks was shot within the hand and knee within the Columbine assault that killed 12 classmates and a trainer, together with Eubanks’ greatest good friend.
He grew to become hooked on medicine after taking prescription ache medicine whereas recovering from his accidents. He later labored at an habit therapy centre and travelled the U.S. telling his story.
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Eubanks’ household says in an announcement that he “misplaced the battle with the very illness he fought so onerous to assist others face,” KMGH-TV stories.
The household added: “We thank the restoration group for its assist. As you possibly can think about, we’re past shocked and saddened and request that our privateness is revered presently.”