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Parents from Saugus High School were informed Thursday afternoon of the death of a member of the school’s football team.

Christian Nsubuga, a newly enrolled 11th-grader, was found unresponsive by first responders Wednesday morning. The case is being handled by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau.

“The cause of death is reported as undetermined,” said Ed Winter from Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. “Autopsy is pending.”

Nsubuga, 15, was found on the 28000 block of Pietro Drive in Valencia and was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:32 a.m., Winter said.

Saugus High parents received the email announcement from Vince Ferry, the school’s principal:

“I am very sad to announce the death of a Saugus High School student, Christian Nsubuga. Christian was a newly enrolled 11th-grade student at Saugus High School and a member of our JV football team. Obviously, this information can be very difficult for students. Please know, we do have grief counselors will be in place to help students during this difficult time. If your student needs any additional help or assistance, please let us know. I will share memorial service information when I receive it from the family.”

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34 Comments

  1. Derek Iliana Faraldo

  2. Kim says:

    Didn’t he go to Valencia High?

  3. Didn’t he go to Valencia High School?

  4. Lori Root says:

    This is terribly sad

  5. Joanne Shaw says:

    May he rest in peace and God Bless his family & friends.??

  6. Massive prayers going out to his family!!?

  7. Susan Joy says:

    So sad. So sorry for the family and kids…❤️

  8. So sad, praying for his family.

  9. Karen Thompson did Austin know him?

  10. Jessi Lee says:

    Chelsie Lifsey so sad!

  11. Integrity says:

    Sounds like hazing. 15 year olds don’t just go into cardiac arrest. What time did he get home last night? Who was with him? Do the coach and the team all have the same story? Typical hazing would be to force the newby to run without drinking water. The autopsy should reveal this. If this is the case as logic suggest those involved are guilty of murder. 15 year old athletes don’t just drop dead of cardiac arrest.

    • Mark says:

      Hello Integrity ??

      Sounds like you could have the right stuff to become an
      Investigator or an attorney. I don’t think ? it was hazing
      Because that yong man was no fool.

      Mark!!????

    • Tim Koch says:

      You have freedom of speech for sure but you’re talking about something in detail of which you have no insight to. Please govern your comments with wisdom. Not going down some false tangent & introducing misinformation.

  12. God bless his family through this most difficult time. And god bless his soul!

  13. Amir Haghbin says:

    Jonathan Farschian

  14. Our condolences to his family and friends ??

  15. Please consider having your children tested for cardiac abnormalities as soon as possible. Early detection saves lives. To learn more about Sudden Cardiac Arrest and prevention detection measures please visit: http://heartfeltcardiacprojects.org/

  16. Nicky Handy says:

    Our condolences to family and friends ?

  17. My deepest condolences go out to his Family ??

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