Tuesday, July 29, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 1 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Ex-boxer Hector ’Macho’ Camacho dies after shot

By Danica Coto and David Skretta

Associated Press

LAST UPDATED: 03:49 a.m. HST, Nov 24, 2012

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico >> The director of the Centro Medico trauma center in Puerto Rico says boxer Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho has died after being taken off life support.

Dr. Ernesto Torres says Camacho went into cardiac arrest in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. He was then taken off life support and died shortly thereafter.

Camacho was declared brain dead on Thursday following a shooting in his hometown of Bayamon.

The former world champion was 50.

 Print   Email   Comment | View 1 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

You must be subscribed to participate in discussions
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may receive a warning, and if you persist with such comments you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.
Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.
ejkorvette wrote:
Hector My Brother, I love you dearly and will miss you even more. You are and will always be a Champion. New Yorkers embrace you as a family member. Your mistakes in life are just that, we all make them and we grow from them. Your generosity, love, and courageous heart of a warrior will never be questioned and always appreciated and admired. Your smile and laughter allowed those of us that know the real Hector Camacho, to see the sweet and remarkable person you truly are. May you now find the personal peace, serenity, and bliss due to you. Vayos Condidos Hermano. Angels await you.
on November 24,2012 | 02:57AM
Latest News/Updates
Political Radar
`Values,’ too

Political Radar

Wassup Wit Dat!
Bettah Not Lose It

Political Radar
`My side’

Political Radar
‘He reminds me of me’

Bionic Reporter
Needing a new knee

Warrior Beat
Monday musings

Small Talk
Burning money