DeKalb High School Basketball Star Dies

10:14 AM, Oct 28, 2013   |    comments
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LITHONIA, Ga. (WXIA) -- A standout basketball player at Miller Grove High School in DeKalb County has died.

Terrell Coleman passed away Sunday afternoon. DeKalb County Schools spokesman Quinn Hudson said the teen died after a game at the Action Sports Academy on Memorial Drive.

The school tweeted early Monday, "MGHS lost an Angel today: Terrell Coleman. Condolences to the Coleman family & MGBB..may God comfort their mind and soothe their hearts."

The Miller Grove freshman known as "Too Tall" Coleman also played for the Atlanta Celtics, a youth team for students interested in playing basketball in college.

No details about his death were immediately available. Grief counselors will be available Monday for Miller Grove students.

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