5-time 'Jeopardy!' champion dies at age 24

A twitter post talking about the death of Brayden Smith
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LAS VEGAS, NV (WBFF) — A "Jeopardy!" champion has died, announced the show via Twitter.

Brayden Andrew Smith died February 5 in Las Vegas; he was 24, according to an obituary published Friday.

The obituary says, "Brayden attained a lifelong dream as a five-time champion on the popular Jeopardy! television game show. His appearances were among the last hosted by Alex Trebek, and Brayden was hailed on social media as 'Alex's Last Great Champion.'" He was looking forward to competing in the show's Tournament of Champions."

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