The Rock Island County coroner, Brian Gustafson says Snyder was training with eight other people at the gym, when he started to feel ill. According to the coroner, the trainers instructed Snyder to sit down. Snyder’s condition continued to worsen and trainers called 911. Paramedics arrived and Snyder went into cardiac arrest. He was taken to the Genesis Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
An autopsy done on Friday was inconclusive according to Gustafson. The Moline Police are continuing to investigate the death.
Black and Brave Wrestling Academy released a statement on Twitter:
Snyder had been a student the University of Buffalo. A friend, Jack Jerabek, told UBSpectrum.com Snyder was a junior communications major at Buffalo and took the semester off to attend the Black and Brave Academy.
“It was his first day of really working out and really going to classes and things like that for his program,” Jerabek said.