High school sophomore dies playing basketball

October 13, 2010 9:12:58 AM PDT
A Chicago teenager collapsed and died while playing basketball in the Woodlawn neighborhood.William "Cody" Gibson was a sophomore at Mount Carmel high school.

He was playing with some friends in a gym across the street from the school. School officials say the 15-year-old had a pre-existing medical problem and did not play on the Mount Carmel basketball team.

An autopsy was scheduled for later Wednesday.


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