Family Files Lawsuit Against Son's Hockey Team After His Mysterious Death

Published March 19, 2023 at 10:39
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As a parent, the last thing you expect when sending your child to a hockey camp is the possibility that they may never return, which is every parent's worst nightmare.

In September 2019, Ben Teague, a player for the Oakville Rangers of the Ontario Junior Hockey League, attended a pre-season camp and tragically never made it back home.

Family Files Lawsuit Against Son's Hockey Team After His Mysterious Death

According to TSN's Rick Westhead, his parents Greg and Susan have filed a $1 million lawsuit against the Rangers and others.

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Greg and Susan Teague have filed a $1M negligence and wrongful death lawsuit against the Oakville Rangers Hockey Club and others.
Our @CTVW5 story on their search for answers about how their 17-year-old son Benjamin died at a team event in 2019.

The lawsuit alleges negligence and wrongful death concerning the 17-year-old player. Ben's parents received a phone call and hurried to the hospital after learning their son had been drinking.

We can only hope that Greg and Susan find the answers they seek and that those responsible face the appropriate consequences. This tragic event should not leave the grieving parents without closure.

Families should never have to experience such a situation, and they deserve to know the full story.

The longstanding silence around hockey culture must come to an end. It is time for incidents like this to be properly addressed and prevented.

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