Duplessis death due to heart attack
The family of Tyrone Duplessis released information concerning the former Louisiana Tech running back with a massive heart attack cited as the cause of death.
According to his father, George Duplessis, Jr., Tyrone completed a workout on Feb. 1 before returning to his off-campus apartment in Ruston. He spent the evening at dinner with his fiancée.
Early the next morning, Tyrone awake in distress, springing to a seated position in bed, pounded himself in the chest and fell backward, never to rise again.