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Who was Megan Elizabeth? Bodybuilder's death announced on social media

Amber Peake August 27, 2021
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It has been announced that professional bodybuilder Megan Elizabeth has died, aged 28. News of her death was confirmed on social media on Wednesday (25 August), with some now curious to know more about the late bodybuilder.

Who was Megan Elizabeth?

Megan Marshall, better known as Megan Elizabeth, was familiar to many as an IFBB pro bodybuilder following her success at the 2018 NPC Junior USA Championships.

Marshall, who was a Navy veteran, started her passion for bodybuilding in 2013 and at the time started documenting her body transformation on her YouTube, Miss Mightyy Mouse.

Megan Elizabeth went on to compete professionally the following year in 2014 although was seen to step away from bodybuilding in more recent years. Earlier this year she opened up on moving on from competing in a post on her Instagram.

At the time, she wrote: “Crazy to think 18 days from now 3 years ago I looked like this #howthingshavechanged But I’m in love with this memory, experience and accomplishment and NO ONE can ever take what I’ve achieved away from me…. no matter how “small” I am now!”

She later added: “For now I’m just living life #doingwhatmakesmehappy”

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Megan Elizabeth’s death announced by family

The late bodybuilder’s death was announced on Facebook by her mother, Denise, on Wednesday (25 August).

In the emotional post, Megan Elizabeth’s mother wrote: “It is with the heaviest of hearts that Chuck and I let you know that we said goodbye to our beautiful Megan yesterday.”

She continued: “Megan has been taken from us sooner than any of us were ready for, and as parents our hearts hurt and are broken. We now have another angel in Heaven to watch over us. Megan will join my Mom and my sister and her MawMaw. Soar high Miss Mighty Mouse! We love you always.”

Many have since taken to the comments of the post as they pay tribute to the late bodybuilder and share their condolences to her family.

(Credit: Denise Schweers Morris/ Facebook)
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Friends mourn bodybuilder’s death on social media

Following the news of her death, friends and those who were close to Megan Elizabeth have since shared tributes to her on social media:

We send our condolences to the family of Megan Elizabeth at this difficult time.

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.