Cameron Ely Wiki
Cameron Ely was Valerie Lundeen and Ron Ely’s son. Cameron, 30, is suspected of stabbing his mother to death before being shot dead by sheriff’s deputies on October 15 in her home, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff spokesperson Raquel Zick confirmed to Heavy. Ron Ely, the famed “Tarzan” actor, was unharmed during the attack.
I pray for the Ely family. Cameron and I played on the same travel ball team as kids and competed against eachother in HS. I don’t know details other than what’s online but mental illness needs more attention. It’s affecting every one of us personally and/or someone we know. https://t.co/EreCX7YFJS
— Andrew [Andy] Gil (@CoachAGil) October 16, 2019
Cameron Ely Age
Cameron Ely was 30 Years old.
Cameron Ely Education
According to Cameron Ely’s Harvard profile, he joined the school as a quarterback in 2007. Ely attended high school at the Philips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. In 2014, Business Insider called the Phillips Exeter Academy the “best boarding school in America.”
Cameron Ely Parents
Cameron was the son of Ron Ely and Valerie Lundeen. Valerie was a former beauty pageant queen and Ron is an American actor and novelist best known for her role as Tarzan in the 1966 NBC series Tarzan.
In 2012, during an interview with Fanboy Planet Ely, he said that the reason he left the business is that he was totally committed to his wife and children.
“I am fully committed to my wife and my children. That’s why I stepped out of the business because I wanted to spend more time to raise my kids.”
Later, he explained during an interview with the Daily Express, where he said: “At the end of life I had a young family. I decided to stop acting and work at home, as an author, that way I could be with the children throughout the school and be able to attend their sports games and other things. ”
Cameron Ely Killed his Mother Valerie Lundeen
It is suspected that Cameron killed his mother, who was found stabbed to death at 8:15 p.m. on October 16, 2019, at his home in Hope Ranch along the Mariposa Drive area of Santa Barbara. Officers were called home after receiving a report about a family disturbance. When the sheriff’s officers responded to the scene, they found that Valerie Lundeen, 63, had been stabbed to death. Ron Ely, 81, was also found in the house, unharmed.
According to TMZ, Cameron allegedly called the police after allegedly killing his mother. TMZ obtained the audio from the police officer, saying that a man called from the house saying that his father tried to attack his mother. The operator says he was out of breath and crying.
TMZ also reported that they obtained the audio from the police office where a first respondent describes an “elderly gentleman” at the scene saying that his son was involved in some way in the incident.
Cameron Ely Death
Cameron was shot dead at 9:40 p.m. after a confrontation with officers. Officers found him hiding in his parents’ property. When he was located by officers on the property, the sheriff’s department said the suspect “presented a threat.”
Lieutenant Erik Raney, a public information officer for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, told KEYT-TV that no officer was injured and that there were several agents involved in the shooting.
“We don’t know exactly how many shots were fired. We did have several deputies that were involved in the shooting. Fortunately, all of our deputies are OK.”
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