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Cause of death released for East Ridge Student

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BY WRCB Staff

EAST RIDGE, HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -- The cause of death has been released for an East Ridge High School student.

Shanecia Kelly, who went by "Shay", collapsed at school on August 31st, during JROTC practice.

School leaders tried to revive her but she was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The Medical Examiners Office has released its report.

The report shows Kelly died from a condition called Myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle. It is not known what caused the condition.

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