Former NBA Player Caleb Swanigan Dies at Age 25


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Former Purdue basketball star and NBA first-draft pick Caleb Swanigan, 25, has died. NBC News reports that Swanigan passed away Monday night from natural causes at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Allen County Coroner’s office confirmed the cause of death and that a private doctor will handle his death certificate. Purdue’s basketball team tweeted on Tuesday mourning the tragic loss. “Devastated. Our thoughts and prayers to Caleb Swanigan’s family and friends. The world lost a gentle soul last night. Love you Biggie,” the team wrote.