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The marathon curtain who was found passed in a stream final week after being unfit from a Los Angeles Marathon for purported intrigue died by suicide, a coroner’s bureau said.
Frank Meza, a 70-year-old late physician, told his mother he was going for a run on Thursday though was after found passed in a Los Angeles River following reports that someone competence have jumped from a bridge.
LOS ANGELES MARATHON RUNNER, 70, WHO SET RECORD TIME DISQUALIFIED AFTER OFFICIALS DETERMINED HE CHEATED
Meza, of South Pasadena, died of mixed blunt force dire injuries, according to a Los Angeles County coroner’s office. His genocide was ruled a suicide.
The 70-year-old was a longtime marathon runner.
On Jun 28, organizers of a Los Angeles Marathon indicted Meza of intrigue after he finished a competition in 2 hours 53 mins and 10 seconds — the fastest time ever for a male his age.
Organizers, after conducting an review and reviewing video, claimed he left the march during one indicate and later re-entered during another point. Meza told a Los Angeles Times he left a competition to use a lavatory and “didn’t cut a course.”
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“All kinds of allegations were being thrown during me. It was flattering traumatic,” Meza said. Earlier in a week, he pronounced he hoped to run his subsequent marathon with an central spectator by his side to infer wrong those who believe he cheated.
Marathon officials after awarded Dan Adams initial place in a 70-74 age group. He finished with a time of 4 hours 10 mins and 7 seconds.
Fox News’ Robert Gearty and The Associated Press contributed to this report.