Saturday, November 24, 2012
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The director of the Centro Medico trauma center in Puerto Rico says boxer Hector `Macho' Camacho has died after being taken off life support.
Dr. Ernesto Torres says Camacho went into cardiac arrest in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. He was then taken off life support and died shortly thereafter.
Camacho was declared brain dead on Thursday following a shooting in his hometown of Bayamon.
The former world champion was 50.
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