Purdue Boilermakers RB Found Dead in Lake over the Weekend


22-year-old Sean Matti (born Sept. 18, 1988) joined the Purdue University college football program in 2007 as a walk-on running back.

Matti, a Shoreview, Minnesota native, was reported missing Sunday around 11:30 p.m. of the holiday weekend. Rescue personnel searched for him all day Monday, the 4th of July. He was last seen swimming at 5 p.m. Sunday. The search resumed at 5 a.m. today, and his body was recovered in Lake Freeman in Monticello, Indiana about 30 yards from shore. The Carroll County coroner confirmed his death this morning.

What a sad and tragic Independence Day weekend it is for the Boilermakers family.

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