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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Tim Finnerty
A former college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during a fishing trip died of pneumonia caused by inhaling his vomit, after he became disoriented possibly because of a painkiller combined with having a degenerative brain disease, according to a report released Thursday.
A former Division II college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during an impromptu late-evening fishing trip had a number of alcoholic drinks on the day he died and told relatives in two final frantic phone calls that he believed he was being followed, according to police reports.
Finnerty's father, Tim, said he is frustrated by not knowing what ended his son's life and with the steady flow of questions on the subject from reporters.
"He died more than two months ago. They still don't know why he died, (and) it's constantly in our face," Tim Finnerty said. "Everybody wants to know. It's a very sensitive family matter."