Wayne County Medical Examiner confirms Catholic Central football player died of heart issue

(WXYZ) - There are new details in the death of a Catholic Central football player who died last month.

The Wayne County Medical Examiner confirms that David Widzinski died of a cardiac arrhythmia.

Widzinski was 16-years-old and a sophomore at Detroit Catholic Central. He passed away in his sleep.

The teenager was a standout football player at Catholic Central. He played middle linebacker for the Shamrocks in the Division I State Championship Game just days before his death. 

Widzinski was the leading tackler for Catholic Central in the game with 15 tackles -- the next closest Shamrock had six.

 

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