HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — An autopsy by a Texas medical examiner confirms that Freeda George Foreman, the daughter of former heavyweight champion George Foreman, died by suicide.
Emergency crews found the 42-year-old woman while responding to a suburban Houston home on Friday. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences listed her official cause of death on its website Tuesday after conducting the autopsy.
George Foreman tweeted Sunday night: “First Sunday in 42 years without my Freeda. She’s With her maker now.”
She followed in her father’s footsteps and spent a brief time as a boxer. Her father says when she told him she wanted to box, he told her to get a degree first, and she did.
Freeda Foreman was 5-1 in her boxing career, which spanned 17 months from 2000 to 2001.
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