Cricketer Josh Downie, brother of Becky Downie, died because of a heart attack on May 6. Downie’s family is now in extreme pain.
Josh was a younger brother of Olympians Becky and an elder brother of Ellie Downie. Learn the article below to know more about Josh and Downie family.
The news of the death of the brother of the Olympians has shattered the fans all over the world. He was a cricketer as well as a teacher.
How Did Becky Downie Brother Die?
As per the BBC, Josh died because of a heart attack. According to his family, he was all fine by his health.
He got a heart attack while practicing cricket. His mother mentioned that Josh’s girlfriend’s parents informed her after taking him to the hospital.
Josh had collapsed on May 6 while practicing cricket with his team, and he was announced dead that evening.
His whole family is now in extreme pain as they had never imagined the demise. His sister Becky has shared a sad message about his death on her Instagram.
His former cricket club Burton Joyce and the school Lord Derby Academy he taught have also showered condolence.
They also mentioned he was a real gentleman. He was also a high scorer in his cricket team.
Josh Downie Age
According to the Mirror, Josh was just 24 years old.
His birthdate is not available on the internet. Losing him at the early age of 24 has shattered his family.
Josh Downie Family
Josh Downie’s family is from Nottingham, United Kingdom.
Josh’s mother’s name is Helen Downie. His father’s name is not available.
But it is mentioned that he started playing cricket because of his father. He began to play cricket at the early age of 10.
He is the brother of Olympian Becky Downie and Ellie Downie. They both are a gymnast and has represented Team GB in the Summer Olympics.
He has two other siblings besides them.
After his death, Becky has shared a message mentioning they will always remain Downies 5.