Alfred Adams death happened Tuesday night 7th may 2019. Bethune Cookman Alfred Adams cause of death – he was found shot to death in an SUV in Ashley Furniture parking lot.
23 year old Adams was a recent Bethune-Cookman University graduate and running back.
Alfred Adams death: How Bethune Cookman Alfred Adams death happened
Adams was found shot in the head in an SUV in Ashley Furniture parking lot on International Speedway Boulevard.
Reports say a woman walking from the parking lot noticed Adams slumped over in the front seat of his truck and called the police.
When the responding officer arrived, police say they discovered a bullet hole in the driver’s side window, and a handgun in Adams’ right hand. Preliminary information indicates that (the) shot originated from the inside of the vehicle and it struck Adams in his head.
Police have not said if it is a suicide.
Confirming Alfred Adams death, the Bethune-Cookman University said in a statement via B-CU head coach Terry Sims:
“We are heartbroken tonight. We are praying continuously for his family.
It is difficult to put into words what huge impact Alfred has had on our program. Alfred was goal-driven to make his dreams come to a reality and was a light on our team for so many years. We offer our love, prayer, and unwavering support for his family.”
Grief counseling will be available according to Bethune Cookman university. Read the full statement from Bethune Cookman university below:
The Bethune-Cookman University campus community is deeply saddened by the loss of Alfred Adams, who passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Adams, a former student-athlete, completed his undergraduate education at B-CU. He was currently enrolled in graduate school at the University.
“We are brokenhearted,” said Interim President Hubert Grimes, Esquire. “Our thoughts and prayers are extended to Alfred Adams’ family, friends and loved ones. He will be greatly missed.”
Alfred is fondly remembered among faculty, staff, and students.
“We are praying continuously for his family,” said B-CU head football coach Terry Sims. “It is difficult to put into words what huge impact Alfred has had on our program. Alfred was goal-driven to make his dreams come to a reality and was a light on our team for so many years. We offer our love, prayer, and unwavering support for his family.”
Counseling and grief support services are available to student-athletes by calling Sports Medicine at 386-481-2282. Other students may contact 386-481-2170. The Office of Chaplaincy Services is also available at 386-481-2443.
Read touching tributes from Alfred Adams’ loved ones, friends:
- From Sheree Oats:
Sad news. Prayers for his family and the BCU community.
If his death is ruled a suicide, I pray his death serves as a wake up call as to how important it is to seek help when battling a mental illness.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.