Full-Time Serving Missionary Passes Away in Mexico City

Full time serving missionary passes away in Mexico City. A 19-year-old Elder Andrew Carr died from asphyxiation in the early hours of Saturday 19 May 2019. A statement from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff said:

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a young missionary serving in the Mexico Mexico City Northwest Mission. Elder Andrew Carr, age 19, died Saturday morning due to asphyxiation from what appears to be a faulty water heater located near the shower in his apartment. Elder Carr’s companion was unharmed. Elder Carr is from Fort Worth, Texas, and had been serving since October 2018. We extend our deepest sympathies to his parents and loved ones as they deal with this tragedy. We pray they will be sustained and feel the comfort of the Holy Spirit during this difficult time.”

Elder Carr’s stake president, Shawn Furniss released the following statement on behalf of Elder Carr’s family:

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Elder Andrew Carr, but we take comfort in the eternal plan of a loving Heavenly Father. How grateful we are to know that in times of tragedy, we can find peace and hope through the atonement and resurrection of Jesus Christ.”


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