Dunbar HS schedules vigil Monday for Star Ifeacho


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A vigil is planned Monday for a Dunbar High School student athlete who collapsed and died last week.

15-year-old Star Ifeacho collapsed in the gym Wednesday. Dunbar boy’s head basketball coach, Scott Chalk, says Ifeacho told staff he was feeling light-headed during open gym.

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After going back with the trainer, Ifeacho collapsed.

Chalk says trainers and teammates worked to revive the teen, but Ifeacho later died at UK Hospital.

The coroner has not determined a cause of death.

A vigil in his honor will take place tonight at 6:00 p.m. at the Dunbar High School gym