Parents of Indiana University receiver Cam Wilson found dead
The divorced parents of Indiana University football player Cam Wilson were found dead hours apart over Mother’s Day weekend, according to a report.
Police investigating reports of gunfire discovered that the wide receiver’s mother, Cassondra Wilson, 45, was shot and killed in an apartment building in Columbus around 9 p.m. Friday. according to the WXIN information station.
Cassondra, a prominent businesswoman who founded TrainerConnect, a workforce development company, did not live in the apartment complex, according to the report.
Her autopsy determined that she died of a gunshot wound to the head and that her death was considered a homicide, the outlet reported.
About three hours later, Cassondra’s ex-husband, Troy Wilson, was found dead in an Indianapolis office building, located about 90 miles from where she was murdered, according to the report. Police believe he committed suicide.
Despite the manner in which they died, Columbus Police Lt. Matt Harris said they had not classified the case as a murder-suicide, the outlet reported.
He noted that Cassondra had a protection order against her ex-husband at the time of his death, the outlet reported.
The former couple leave behind three children, including Cam, who is a junior and a walk-in catcher at IU, according to the report.
“Our hearts and prayers are with Cam and his family,” IU head coach Tom Allen said in a statement. “We have been in contact and communication with Cam once we learned of this tragedy.”
“He is a great young man, and we will continue to help and support him in every way. We ask everyone to respect the privacy of Cam and her family during this difficult time.