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Police: Washington State safety Bryce Beekman found dead

He was 22 years old and started all 13 games last season for the Cougars.
Credit: AP Photo/Young Kwak
FILE - This Nov. 16, 2019, file photo shows Washington State defensive back Bryce Beekman (26) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Stanford in Pullman, Wash. Bryce Beekman has died. Police Cmdr. Jake Opgenorth said Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the 22-year-old Beekman was found dead at a residence in Pullman. He declined to provide additional details and said more information would be released later by the Whitman County coroner’s office.

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State senior defensive back Bryce Beekman has died. Police say the 22-year-old Beekman was found dead at a residence in Pullman.

A police commander declined to provide additional details and said more information would be released later by the Whitman County coroner’s office.

 Beekman started all 13 games last season for Washington State after transferring from Arizona Western College.

He was expected to be part of an experienced Washington State secondary going into this season.

Credit: AP Photo/Young Kwak
Colorado wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr., right, blocks Washington State safety Bryce Beekman during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

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