ASSOCIATED PRESSJohn Coughlin, a two-time U.S. champion figure skater, was found dead in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday, one day after he was suspended from the sport. I love you John.” Kansas City police found Coughlin’s body at 4:54 p.m. on Friday, USA Today reported. He started figure skating with the Kansas City Figure Skating Club and played a major role in making Kansas City the host of the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating (@USFigureSkating) January 19, 2019Coughlin had retired from competing in 2015 but remained heavily involved in figure skating as a coach and TV commentator, working closely with U.S. Figure Skating elevated their restriction on him to a temporary suspension, which banned Coughlin from any involvement with the sport or the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Source: Huffington Post January 19, 2019 23:15 UTC