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Ex-boxer Hector ’Macho’ Camacho dies after shot

By Danica Coto and David Skretta

Associated Press

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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.
 






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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
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