Mitch Richmond’s youngest son passes away at age 20

Son of Golden State Warriors fan favorite and Hall of Famer Mitch Richmond, Shane Richmond, has died, the family announced in a statement.

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“It is with great sadness and pain that we inform you that our youngest son, Shane, unexpectedly passed away last night. We are heartbroken and devastated with this tragic news and will use the strength of our family and the thoughts and prayers of our friends to get through this incredibly difficult time.

“Shane was a ray of light for his two brothers, sister, mom and dad and, at only 20 years of age, had a wealth of friends and admirers who will desperately miss his warm affection and smile.”

Shane was 20 years old. No cause of death has been made public.

In 2013, when he was 14, Shane was reported missing in Southern California. His mother, Julie Richmond, told Los Angeles County Sheriff’s investigators that she believed he ran away from their home in Calabasas, according to Shane eventually returned home safely.

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Source:: The Mercury News – Sports


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