Tyrell Cohen Biography – Tyrell Cohen Wiki
Tyrell Cohen (Tyrell Antar Cohen) is the twin brother of American football running back Tarik Cohen. Tarik graduated from North Carolina A&T State University. He has run for 1,585 yards and nine touchdowns in 51 games in four seasons with Chicago Bears.
Tarik Cohen Brother – Tarik Cohen Twin Brother
Tyrell Antar Cohen is the fraternal twin of Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen. Tarik grew up in Franklin County with his mother, Tilwanda Newell, and brothers; Tyrell, a fraternal twin, older half-brother, Dashawn Clayton, and younger half-brother, Danta Norman. His younger half-brother, Danta Norman, was shot and paralyzed in 2018. Tarik said of his half-brother, Danta Norman: “He’s my purpose. They’ve always been my purpose, my brothers and my mom, that’s my dominant family that I grew up seeing every day. But I feel like it adds a little more fuel to the fire now.”
Tyrell Cohen Age
Tyrell was born on July 26, 1995, in Bunn, North Carolina, United States. He was found dead on May 9, 2021. He was 25 years old.
Tyrell Cohen Death
Tyrell Antar Cohen, the brother of Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen, was found dead at a North Carolina electrical substation on May 9, 2021, according to the Wake County Sheriff’s Office.
Wake County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Eric Curry said Tyrell Cohen fled the scene of a car accident in Raleigh early Saturday morning, May 8, 2021. Police tried to locate the 25-year-old but couldn’t, so they called off the search.
Cohen’s family filed a missing person report with the police department Saturday night, according to Curry, and officers started looking for him again Sunday morning.
The sheriff’s office responded to a call shortly after 9 a.m. from a Duke Energy substation in its jurisdiction, where an employee had discovered Cohen’s body, Curry said.
“He entered the substation, which may have been resulting from the accident,” Curry said, according to The Raleigh News & Observer. Authorities do not suspect foul play, according to news releases from Wake County deputies and Raleigh police.
In a since deleted tweet, NFL running back Tarik Cohen asked the public in the Raleigh/Durham area of North Carolina to help find his brother. He tweeted: “RALEIGH/DURHAM AREA Have you seen my brother ? Last seen 2 am at Heroes pub on six forks rd. Wearing a red shirt black pants and white shoes !! 5’6” 165. Could be on foot in the woulds around 540 and six forks. Possibly injured! RT if you’re in the area please.”
The Bears released a statement saying: “We are heartbroken to learn of the death of Tarik Cohen’s twin brother, Tyrell. Our immediate thoughts and prayers go out to Tarik, his mother, Tilwanda, and the rest of their family and loved ones. On behalf of the entire Bears family, we extend our most heartfelt sympathies to all who mourn his loss.”
Tyrell Cohen Cause of Death
Tyrell Cohen is believed to have died by electrocution while trying to climb power equipment at an electrical substation, according to Wake County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Eric Curry.