SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - The search for a Gulliver Schools softball coach ended tragically Monday morning, after the man was found dead.
Police said the missing man, 52-year-old Hector Torres, was found just before 8 a.m., Monday, after going missing last Tuesday.
Torres was a softball coach at Gulliver Preparatory School in Pinecrest, family and school officials added.
In a statement, Frank Steel, the Head of Schools of Gulliver, said, “We are deeply saddened by the tragic news that Hector Torres, beloved faculty member and one of our softball coaches, has passed away.”
Steel noted that Torres worked for Gulliver over years. “His contributions on and off the field have left a lasting impact on so many of us,” the statement continued. “On behalf of our entire Gulliver Community, we extend our most heartfelt condolences to Hector’s family and friends, and the many students, families, teachers, colleagues and alumni whose lives he touched.”
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