Uber driver charged with murder in killing Jeremy Shadrick

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to Knoxnews.com, former Tennessee Volunteers football player Jeremy Shadrick has passed away. He was 44.

Shadrick was murdered after an Uber driver ran over him. Omar Baabbad, according to the Tulsa (Oklahoma) police, had gotten into an argument on June 26th around 2 am local time.

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After existing the vehicle, Shadrick began walking away when Baabbad ran over the former college football in a parking lot. Baabbad claimed to the authorities that Shadrick threatened him with a gun.

However, no gun was found by the authorities at the scene. Shadrick passed away after arriving at a local hospital.

The 32-year-old Baabbad has been charged with murder following the incident.

Shadrick graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1998. According to his obituary, he went on to attend graduate school at the University of South Florida.

Before his death, he had established several businesses, including QuickCert, a non-profit, which is ‘one of the largest housing counseling agencies in the nation,’ his obituary said.

He also established Green Country Bud, which is ‘one of the largest cannabis companies in Oklahoma.’ His obituary also said that he was involved in real estate projects in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area.

In 2010, he received a kidney transplant from his cousin Chad that saved his life. Shadrick will save additional lives, as an organ donor.

He had a Celebration of Life Memorial Service on July 5th.

Shadrick is survived by his mother Diana, his wife LeAnne, his daughter Reese, and son Thorton. He’s also survived by his sister Gena, his brother-in-law Joe, along with additional family members.

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