Initially the information available was Snyder felt ill and thus asked to sit down. 9-1-1 was called after his condition worsened and Snyder was pronounced dead by Genesis Medical Center. The statement clears up some details about the event.
"It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of our student, Jonah Snyder. Jonah attended the first night of our 7th Black and Brave class a week ago. After briefly participating in fitness drills with his classmates he abruptly fell ill. Emergency personnel were called and Jonah was rushed to the hospital. He passed away en route. No cause of death has been determined." the statement said.
Black and Brave Wrestling Academy opened up to grant opportunity to aspiring wrestlers in the Midwestern United States. The school ended their statement by shining the light on Snyder.
"Jonah loved professional wrestling an in closing we wanted to leave you with his words. Below is an excerpt from the essay Jonah penned for his application to our school. All of out thoughts are with Jonah's family and friends as they go through this incredibly difficult time." the statement said to introduce Snyder's essay excerpt.
"I live, breathe, sleep and eat wrestling. It's in my blood. I want to learn it so I can travel the world putting a smile on people's faces. I wanna give them hope or something to believe in." Jonah Snyder wrote.
The staff of Fightful would like to offer condolences to Jonah Snyder's family, friends and classmates.