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'Jeopardy' Contestant Cindy Stowell Dies Days Before Episode Airs

'Jeopardy' Contestant Cindy Stowell Dies Days Before Episode Airs

This is such sad news – Cindy Stowell, a contestant on an upcoming episode of Jeopardy, has died just days before it will air.

The science content developer died on Monday (December 5) following a battle with colon cancer. Her episode is set to air on December 13.

Cindy‘s boyfriend Jason Hess revealed the news on Twitter.

“In the early morning hours cancer took the best friend, partner and pub trivia teammate a guy could ask for. Love you always,” he tweeted. “She was such a badass. She’s going to be on Jeopardy next Tues (12/13). Y’all should watch.”

Click inside to read host Alex Trebek’s statement on the death…

“Competing on Jeopardy was a lifelong dream for Cindy, and we’re glad she was able to do so. All of us at Jeopardy offer our condolences and best wishes to her family and friends,” Alex Trebek said in a statement.

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