03/18/2014: Dedicating Today in Memory of Terry Trafford http://bit.ly/1qQ3sL0
SAGINAW, MI – Michigan State Police confirm that they have found Terry Trafford’s truck. It was found in a Walmart parking lot in Saginaw Township. Police were on the scene of the Walmart at 5825 Brockway Rd at 4:30 PM.
They also confirm that Terry Trafford’s body was found in the truck.
Though not confirmed, sadly, it is believed that Terry Trafford committed suicide.
20 year old Trafford had been missing for 8 days. Trafford was suspended from the Ontario Hockey League team prior to his disappearance on Monday, March 3, 2014 from The Dow Events Center in Saginaw, MI. He was from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
STATEMENT FROM THE SAGINAW SPIRIT
Saginaw – It is with very heavy hearts that we announce that late this afternoon we were informed by the Michigan State Police that the body of Terry Trafford has been found.
Our deepest condolences are with Terry’s family and his friends both in Ontario and Michigan. Terry played on our team and was a member of the Spirit family for the last four years and he will be missed.
We have reached out to Terry’s parents and will look to provide them with support over the coming days. In addition, we met with team players and staff this evening, along with our Team Chaplain.
On behalf of the Spirit we would like to thank the police who were looking for Terry, the media for providing updates and all who provided information. The coming days will be difficult and we will endeavor to keep the community and media apprised of arrangements and other details.
An online sympathy card is available for you to sign that will be presented to Terry’s family.
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