Co-founder of ice bucket Corey Griffin, dies at 27

Co-founder of ice bucket Corey Griffin, dies at 27

Corey Griffin, a former Bain Capital manager who raised more than $100,000 for the ALS Association in the past week through the Ice Bucket Challenge, was killed in a diving accident. He was 27.

He died at 3 a.m. Aug. 16 at Nantucket Cottage Hospital in Massachusetts, after jumping from the roof of a two-story building into Nantucket Harbor, according to Carlos Moreira, a police spokesman. No other details were provided. Michael Greeley, a friend of Griffin’s and family spokesman, said he suffered two crushed vertebrae in the accident.

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