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Terry Trafford remembered by family, teammates at funeral

Terry Trafford is being remembered Tuesday at a funeral for the Ontario Hockey League player whose body was discovered last week in a parked car.

Toronto player died of self-inflicted asphyxiation

Some of Saginaw Spirit teammates are among the mourners at Tuesday’s funeral for OHL player Terry Trafford (16) in Toronto’s east end. (Jeff Schrier/ The Saginaw News/Associated Press)

Terry Trafford is being remembered Tuesday by family, friends and teammates at a funeral for the Ontario Hockey League player whose body was discovered last week in a parked car.

Some of his Saginaw Spirit teammates are among the mourners at today's service in east-end Toronto.

An autopsy determined Trafford died of self-inflicted asphyxiation.

The Toronto native's body was found last Wednesday in his SUV in a parking lot in Saginaw Township, Mich.

The 20-year-old forward disappeared eight days earlier after being disciplined by the club for a violation of team rules.

Saginaw players wore "TT16" stickers on their helmets last week to honour Trafford and they will wear black patches on their uniforms for the playoffs.

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