Billy Ward

 

 

Age: 20

 

Summary: Australian amateur boxer whose career was curtailed by Ross River fever in 2008 but he fought on before making the semifinals of the Australian Under 19 championships as a flyweight in 2011 and won both the Australian title and the Oceania Olympic Qualification tournament that year to earn a place in the light flyweight division at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by unknown method

 

Born: July 16, 1993

 

Died: August 4, 2013

 

Location: Gladstone, Queensland, Australia