Devastating details have emerged after a popular TV weather presenter died suddenly on Sunday morning. She was 42.
Plasker alleged in the post that she was coerced into a relationship with a high school teacher.
Plasker’s employer, KCBD Channel 11 in Lubbock, released a statement following her death.
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“We are deeply saddened by the tragic and sudden loss of KCBD weekend morning forecaster Kelly Plasker,” said KCBD vice president and general manager Dan Jackson “Kelly was a dedicated member of the KCBD weather staff, well-liked by viewers, and admired by her co-workers. Our deepest sympathies go out to Kelly’s family in this time of great loss. We would like to thank the many viewers who have reached out through our social media channels in kindness and support to honor Kelly’s memory.”
Plasker’s death comes just two years after the death of her son, who died of suicide. The cause of her death has not been released, although the station did air a tribute to Plasker, in which they pleaded with those in trouble to “ask for help if you’re struggling or had thoughts of suicide.”