Ryan Jimmo Death Dead – Ryan Jimmo Obituary: Cause of Death
Ryan Jimmo (November 27, 1981 – June 26, 2016) was a Canadian mixed martial artist who competed in the light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He mostly fought in Canada and competed on the eighth season of The Ultimate Fighter. Jimmo was the former MFC Light Heavyweight Champion.
Jimmo was involved in a parking lot altercation early in the morning of June 26, 2016, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He spoke to the driver of a truck, and as Jimmo was walking away, the driver of that truck ran him over and drove away. Jimmo later died in the hospital from his injuries.
Two men were charged following the incident. Anthony Getschel, 23, was charged with second-degree murder, criminal negligence causing death, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, and failing to stop at the scene of an accident involving death. Jordan Wagner, 21, was charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder.
Eventually on November 26, 2018, Getschel pled guilty of manslaughter and hit and run, and he was sentenced to eight years in prison in a Canadian courthouse on December 3, 2018