Authorities in Ashland County have released the cause of death for the teenager who collapsed on the field prior to a football game last fall. According to the Ashland County Coroner’s Office, 17-year old Bre Mckean’s death was due to myocarditis, which caused inflammation of her heart. McKean collapsed on September 29th, during Mapleton High School’s homecoming festivities, after the senior was introduced as a member of the homecoming court. Medical experts say many things can cause Myocarditis, including viruses and certain types of medication, such as penicillin.
Ashland County Coroner’s Office says 17-year old Bre Mckean’s death was due to myocarditis
Feb 5, 2024