Cause of Jarred Rome’s death likely won’t be known for weeks

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office performed an autopsy Monday

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office performed an autopsy Monday on former U.S. Olympic athlete Jarred Rome.

The details of the examination were not released.

It likely will take weeks to confirm the cause or manner of death, said Nicole Daugherty, an investigator with the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Rome, 42, died Saturday. He was in town for his induction into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame, which took place Sept. 18 in Everett.

A 1995 graduate of Marysville Pilchuck High School, Rome competed in the discus in the 2004 and 2012 Olympics.

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