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Tyler Hilinski, Washington State QB and Upland grad, dead from apparent suicide

Tyler Hilinski, of Upland High School, in studio at the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin in Ontario, CA., Wednesday, December 18, 2013.(Photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin)
Tyler Hilinski, of Upland High School, in studio at the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin in Ontario, CA., Wednesday, December 18, 2013.(Photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin)

Tyler Hilinski, a former Upland High School quarterback in line to be Washington State’s starting signal caller in 2018, was found dead in his apartment on Tuesday, according to police. He was 21.

In a statement, the Pullman (Washington) Police Department said Hilinski died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

It is being investigated as a suicide.

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