London Police Update On Teenage Hockey Player Found Dead

Published December 17, 2022 at 5:36 PM

It's a sad day in hockey as the Ontario Hockey League, London Knights, and the people in London Ontario Canada mourn the loss of a young teenager hockey player found dead in downtown London this morning.

The London Police were called to the Azure Condominiums a luxury highrise community in downtown London after reports of a body was found outside the buildings. Police would identify the male as 18 year old Abakar Kazbekov is a member of the London Knights and was the Knights 2021 1st round pick in the import draft.

The 6'1 forward was born in Russia and was currently playing with the Vaughn Kings. After police investigation they have ruled out any foul play and it's believed to be a possible suicide.

The Knights postponed today's game vs the Flint firebirds while they mourn there lost teammate.

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