Garden City Community College, the Kansas school where Braeden Bradforth, a football standout from Neptune died last August 1 following an intense day of workouts, has reversed course after months on stonewalling the cause and circumstances of the tragedy and agreed to fund a $100,000 independent external investigation. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: May 16th, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: Braeden Bradforth, Congressman Chris Smith, Garden City Community College, Jill E Green, Joanne Atkins-Ingram, Monmouth County News, Ryan Ruda | Comments Off on Braeden Bradforth’s Death Will Be Investigated
New Jersey’s 11 Democrat members of the House of Representatives joined the delegation’s sole Republican, Congressman Chris Smith, this week in the battle to achieve justice for Braeden Bradforth, the 19 year old Neptune, NJ football player who died suddenly at Garden City Community College in Garden City, Kansas last August.
The 12 members of Congress jointly signed a letter to Ryan Ruda, president of the college, demanding an independent investigation into the young Monmouth County man’s death.
Bradforth died on August 1, 2018 following a football practice on his second day on the GCCC squad. The team’s coach, Jeff Sims, attributed Bradforth’s death to a blood clot. The local medical examiner ruled the cause of death extreme heat stroke. The college administration destroyed surveillance video.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: Braeden Bradforth, Congressman Chris Smith, Garden City Community College, Garden City Kansas, Jeff Sims, Jill E Green, Joanne Atkins-Ingram, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ Congressional Delegation, Ryan Ruda | Comments Off on NJ Congressional Delegation Joins Smith’s Fight For Braeden Bradforth