SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Orange County Coroner's Office is investigating the death of a Southern California freshman water polo player who helped the Trojans win the NCAA title last month.
Nineteen-year-old Jon Walters died of a heart attack at a hospital Wednesday, his father, Bill, tells the Orange County Register (http://bit.ly/1il1dKr ).
Bill Walters says his son had been fighting pneumonia and kidney failure after falling into a coma on Jan. 1.
The coroner's office says the cause of death is under investigation.
Walters, who played center, was a member of the U.S. junior team while at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana.
Information from: The Orange County Register, http://www.ocregister.com