- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 21, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A coroner says the death of an Ohio State athlete found dead with a gunshot wound to the head will be ruled a suicide.

The final autopsy report for 22-year-old wrestler and football scout team member Kosta Karageorge (KOH’-stah KAHR’-ah-jorj) isn’t quite finished. The county coroner said Wednesday she is awaiting neuropathology reports about Karageorge’s brain.

Dr. Anahi Ortiz (AN’-ih-hee ohr-TEEZ’) says her determination that it was a suicide won’t change.

Karageorge was missing for days before he was found in a Columbus trash bin Nov. 30.

Police records of texts from Karageorge’s phone indicate he had just gone through a breakup and sent suicidal messages to his ex-girlfriend.

Texts to his mother said concussions were affecting his mind. She told police he’d had several concussions and spells of confusion.

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