The premature death of Cameron Wellington, a nineteen-year-old wrestler after being contracted with Novel Coronavirus, has shocked the indie circuit and the whole world of wrestling.
Cameron Wellington dies at 19 after losing his battle with COVID-19
Cameron Wellington was a native of Walsall, Birmingham and had contracted with the deadly virus two days prior to his death.
As per the reports, he was tested positive for the coronavirus last Tuesday, Observing breathing difficulties, his mother, Jane took him to the Walsall Manor Hospital by Wednesday night.
Cam(his nickname among family and friends) was taken to the A&E department and his mother assured him to fetch him after the needful assessments are done.
But, after an hour, his mother received a phone call from the staff and mentioned that his oxygen level had slumped to ten per cent and his health deteriorated. He “wasn’t expected to last an hour.”
He was put on dialysis and put in ITU, for him to continue his battle with his life. His lungs were operated and he was immediately taken to Glenfield Hospital in Leicester for specialist care.
Surgeons then operated on his heart but the teenager failed to survive. Unfortunately, two days after testing positive for COVID-19 for the first time, he was declared dead.
The parents of the teenager, Jane and Norman and his siblings- Rebecca, Ryan, Logan, Lucy and Mia were devastated with the news of the death.
Cameron Wellington started his journey of pro-wrestling when he began training with Pro Wrestling Live. He was well-known and loved as reported by the family currently living in the Mossley area of Walsall in Birmingham.
According to his parents, he was a great prospect for the future in the wrestling industry and was a promising athlete.
His father said, “He had a cracking career ahead of him and he was a hugely talented artist. He was good at every single thing he turned his hand to.”
Jane said, “The whole situation has come as a massive shock to us. Cam was overweight but he was fit and otherwise healthy. We as a family are totally heartbroken and yet immensely proud of him. He put up a massive fight.”
Cameron’s father Norman had tested positive for the virus on Monday and the following day Jane and her son got tested positive.
Before lockdown, he was also in talks to travel to Japan for his wrestling.
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