Tests support viral meningitis as cause of death
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Specialists have found no evidence to contradict an earlier diagnosis of viral meningitis as the cause of death for Missouri football player Aaron O'Neal.
Boone County Medical Examiner Valerie Rao determined in August
that O'Neal, a 19-year-old reserve linebacker, died of the viral
illness after collapsing during a preseason workout one month
earlier. But Rao, leaving open the possibility that other factors
contributed to O'Neal's sudden death, asked pathologists with ...
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