Ohio State scholar dies throughout spring break; NJ native was finance main

An Ohio State University scholar from Westfield, New Jersey, died whereas the college was on spring break final week.

Henry Meacock’s reason for loss of life was not instantly reported, nor had been his whereabouts on the time of his loss of life, according to reports. He was a finance main on the college.

His loss of life got here not lengthy after it was reported that University of Georgia senior Liza Burke suffered a mind hemorrhage whereas vacationing in Mexico. She is now recovering.

Meacock’s devastated sister, Ellie, wrote an emotional tribute to him on Instagram.

“My baby brother, I can’t believe it,” she wrote in a put up that has now been set to personal. “Words cannot describe how much I miss you. It hurts to breathe without you. You are an extremely special soul that will live on forever. The most beautiful boy inside and out. Nobody will ever have a smile quite like yours.”

The Post has reached out to Meacock’s mother and father, Will and Colleen, for remark.

Henry Meacock, a graduate of Westfield High’s Class of 2021, died whereas on spring break from Ohio State University.
Instagram/Ellie Meacock

“The Ohio State community has suffered a tragic loss, and we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Henry Meacock,” the college mentioned in an announcement. “Our hearts go out to his family and friends during this exceptionally difficult time.”

OSU lessons are set to renew Monday.

Meacock graduated from Westfield High School in 2021, in line with a Facebook put up from its boys’ soccer workforce, which he was a member of earlier than attending Ohio State.

Henry Meacock playing soccer.
Meacock performed soccer for Westfield High School.
Facebook/Union County FC

“Our soccer family is heartbroken over this awful news … please keep the Meacock family in your prayers … We send our love and heartfelt condolences,” the workforce wrote on Facebook.

Spring break scare

Liza Burke, in the meantime, is “making progress toward recovery” after returning to the US, in line with a latest report.

Originally from North Carolina, the senior was transported to the Mayo Clinic Florida in Jacksonville on Wednesday after struggling the sudden arteriovenous malformation, which led to the mind hemorrhage, on Friday.

University of Georgia student Liza Burke is  recovering from a horrific brain bleed she suffered while on spring break in Mexico.
University of Georgia scholar Liza Burke is recovering from a horrific mind bleed she suffered whereas on spring break in Mexico.

She was celebrating her final spring break in Cabo San Lucas with mates on the time.

Burke’s mom, Laura McKeithen, told WSB-TV that her daughter, who was positioned on life assist, was now solely on medicine for ache and he or she not required a pacemaker.

McKeithen mentioned Burke’s mind stress had additionally leveled out.

Henry Meacock.
News of Meacock’s loss of life was shared by his older sister, Ellie.
Instagram @henrymeacock3

The scholar was at breakfast with mates in Cabo San Lucas when she “complained of a headache” and left the desk to relaxation in her room, in line with a GoFundMe web page created by family members.

 “A few hours later, her friends called the doctor because they couldn’t wake her,” the web page states. Burke was positioned on life assist shortly thereafter.

Spring break has been considerably violent this 12 months, particularly in Miami Beach, the place two individuals had been shot Friday night time, one fatally.

Miami Beach Police mentioned two males had been shot close to Seventh Street and Ocean Drive at about 10:41 p.m., the Miami Herald reported Saturday.

Both had been taken to Ryder Trauma Center, the place one died. The different sufferer was in vital situation, police mentioned. One suspect was detained on the scene, Miami Beach Police mentioned, and three weapons had been recovered. It wasn’t instantly clear whether or not the individual detained was the shooter.

Miami Beach cops, who historically blanket the world throughout spring break, swarmed towards the sound of gunshots as pedestrians crowding sidewalks and Ocean Drive ran to security.

It is unclear if any spring breaker was concerned or harm within the shootings.

Liza Burke.
UGA senior Liza Burke is not on life assist, her household shared.

During spring break in 2021 and 2022, the town declared a state of emergency and applied curfews after shootings, avenue brawls, stampedes and public indecency terrorized locals.

The Herald reported Saturday that there will not be a curfew after Friday’s gunfire.