Daniel Kerrigan, Nancy Kerrigan’s Father, Dead (Video)

January 25, 2010

Olympic Skater Nancy Kerrigan might be retired now, but in our hearts she’s still present. Just recently we heard the sad news about her father Daniel Kerrigan’s death. What are the details about his death? Is a family member involved? Keep reading plus a video below.

Former Figure Skater Nancy Kerrigan

Early Sunday morning, Nancy Kerrigan’s father Daniel was found unconscious in his house’s kitchen floor in Stoneham, Massachusetts. His wife Brenda is blind, and said her husband suffered a heart attack.

Mr. Kerrigan’s emergency help came around 1:30 a.m to their home Stoneham, where the 70 year old was taken to Winchester Hospital and later died.

But then why are they calling Daniel Kerrigan’s death suspicious? Well the reason is because his son Mark Kerrigan was staying at his parents’ house at the time, and allegedly had a struggle with his father and hurt him; Mark and Daniel started discussing and began pushing each other, Mark even put his hands on his father’s throat and reportedly the elder Kerrigan had various heart attacks. Mark said he thought his father was faking his attack.

When the paramedics arrived at the scene, they found that Daniel’s body had been heavily hurt;  Mark was intoxicated when police found him and reportedly they had to tranquilize him in order to take him down at about 4:00 p.m. The 45 year old man was charged with assault and battery on an elder with serious bodily injury. 

Mark will appear at Woburn court on Monday, January 25, and his father’s funeral  and special services will be held on Thursday at 9:00 a.m in Stoneham.

Nancy has another brother Michael (who is married and has kids as well). Nancy and her brothers went to school in Stoneham. Nancy is a two time Olympic champion (1992, 1994) and during her career we all remember the attack planned by fellow skater Tonya Harding and her husband. After her retirement in 1994, she married Jerry Solomon who was also her agent the next year. They live with their kids, Matthew (13), Brian (9) and  Nicole (1) in Lynnfield.

Take a look at the Video below regarding Daniel Kerrigan, Nancy Kerrigan’s father’s death.

Nancy Kerrigan’s Father, Daniel Kerrigan – Video

Photos: Nikki Nelson/ WENN, WENN. www.WENN.com

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One Response to “Daniel Kerrigan, Nancy Kerrigan’s Father, Dead (Video)”

  1. 1
    Bill Says:

    She’s just a big old cry baby!