'Tue Crime' Author Shanna Hogan Dies at 38
Shanna Hogan died at the age of 38 following a pool accident.
Sad news came out recently, the author of 'True Crime,' Shanna Hogan, died at the age of 38. The New York Times reported Hogan passed away following a pool accident.
The report suggests Shanna was at her home in Phoenix with her one-year-old son, Zander. The mother of one was swimming in their pool.
Hogan slipped near the pool and banged her head, submerging underwater. Later, her husband, Matt LaRussa, found her inside the pool.
Matt stressed he tried to do CPR on unconscious Hogan, paramedics came to the scene and took her to the nearest local hospital.
Shanna died after a few days in ICE on September 1. LaRussa and Hogan were married for 19 years. One of Hogan's friends, Katie Mayer, has set up a GoFundMe campaign on behalf of Shanna's family.
Shanna Hogan's family, her husband Matt, and son, Zander.
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Katie, on her GoFundMe page, wrote,
Wife, mother, friend, and talented author Shanna Hogan lost her life tragically in August after a fall and accidental drowning at her Phoenix home. She received extensive medical treatments in ICU to attempt to save her life, but her brain suffered too much damage and we lost this wonderful woman. She leaves behind a 15-month-old son, who was the light of her life, and her husband of nearly 20 years, Matt LaRussa."
The message continued,
"This fundraiser will raise money to pay for the family's extensive medical bills, memorial costs and to support Zander as he grows up without a mother. Please help us help this amazing family. Shanna was always there for her family, friends, co-workers, and readers with her warm smile and support."
"Now is our time to step up and be there for her family. Please help us in any way you can to reach our goal. If you are not in a position to donate at this time, please share this with everyone you know. We will never forget the mark Shanna left on our lives and on this world."
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