Parents Call Star Athlete's Suicide 'Really Fishy'

Dammion Heard's parents say circumstances surrounding their son's death are suspicious.
2:03 | 04/17/14

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Now, to the baffling death of a college star wrestler. At first it appeared he took his own life. But the parents say that's not what happened. The parents are speaking out at this hour, as the details of the young man's final hours are only adding to the mystery surrounding his death. Police say 20-year-old Damion herd, college wrestler at Colorado state university, was found dead in this field. This death certificate obtained by ABC news, listed his cause of death as strangulation by hanging. His parents say police told them he took his own life. But according to his parents, the circumstances are suspicious. Never had issues with anxiety or depression. Reporter: Their son's phone records said he planned to meet a girl in the morning following his disappearance. And Damion's dad says surveillance footage filling up his Saturn, just minutes before his death. It seemed fishy. Reporter: His parents say they were told by police their son was involved in a fight the night before his death. Police tell us they are waiting on autopsy results. An earlier press release did not mention suicide. But stated, no suspects are being pursued at this time. And the investigation into dammion's death is ongoing. Friends sharing with ABC news how special he was. He would brighten up any room he stepped in. Reporter: His parents say they plan to get their own investigator. You would want to investigate the physical altercation to see if somebody wanted to harm him. Mentioned harming him. Reporter: Until then, the mystery continues. And dammion's parents told us they will not stop fighting until they find out exactly what happened to their son. Understandable for any set of grieving parents to want to know everything. They want answers. Amy, thanks so much.

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