#RIPAustin: Lincoln-Way Students Mourn Austin Lempera's Death

16-year-old Austin Lempera, of New Lenox, died of a heart attack Monday, Nov. 19.


  1. Lincoln-Way Central students mourning the loss of classmate Austin Lempera on Twitter and Facebook. The 16-year-old football player died of a heart attack while working out at home Monday night. 
  2. Students also shared memories with photos of Austin being "just Austin."
  3. Here are some of the quotes that Austin liked, such as the first quote below from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." This was on Austin's Twitter account.
  4. It wasn't just students mourning on Twitter, there was an outpouring of support from the community on Patch's Facebook page and on the article on the site.