HOUSTON (FOX 26) - A Rodeo World's Championship Barbecue contestant was found dead Saturday morning, officials say.
According to a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo spokesperson, a medical examiner evaluation said the contestant's cause of death appears to be of natural causes.
Rodeo Houston released the following statement:
Sadly, a contestant of the World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest was found dead this morning. Based on the medical examiner evaluation, the death appears to be of natural causes. Our thoughts and prayers are with the contestant's family, friends and teammates.