Nearly a week after News 9 Morning anchor Nina Pachol was found dead in a Wisconsin home, officials have released the cause of her death.
In Memoriam: The Fallen Star of 2022
Officials have determined the News 9 anchor’s cause of death Nina Pacholke.
The 27-year-old died by suicide on August 27, according to a statement from the Wausau Police Department in Wisconsin provided to E! the news In a media release, authorities said Pachol made “suicidal statements” before he was found dead by officers, who did not answer the door during a welfare check at a residence.
“In light of this tragedy and Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we want to take this opportunity to remind the community that help is available 24/7 for anyone struggling or in crisis,” the statement said. “The Wausau Police Department and the Marathon County Medical Examiner’s Office express their condolences To family, friends and many affected by Pacholak’s death“
Prior to his role as a local news anchor, Pachol was a student basketball player at the University of South Florida. She joined News 9 as a reporter in 2017 after graduating college and “quickly moved into a lead anchor role,” according to the Wausau-based news team.
“The entire team here at News 9 is absolutely devastated by the loss as we know there are many others,” the outlet said. shared in a statement August 28. “Nina loved this community and the people who lived here. He was a kind man with a big heart and an infectious smile and we will miss him dearly.”
In the wake of his departure,