Former WV prep star Wasonga found dead

Published 1:44 am Wednesday, July 16, 2014

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) — Police in Point Pleasant say former high school football standout Allan Wasonga has been found dead.

Police say in a statement that officers responding to a call found the 21-year-old Wasonga’s body Monday in a Point Pleasant apartment. The body was sent to the state medical examiner for an autopsy, and Point Pleasant police have started an investigation.

Wasonga was a standout at Point Pleasant High before transferring to Parkersburg High. As a junior in 2009, Wasonga rushed for 2,300 yards and 28 touchdowns and finished second in the voting for the Kennedy Award, given to the top high school player in West Virginia.

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