Chaparral High athlete's death under investigation

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SCOTTSDALE - An investigation is underway into the death of a high school student.

The 17-year-old was found dead on Monday.

Tonight his family and friends gathered to say good-bye.

Its spring break right now at Chaparral, but tonight they're not celebrating the time away from school they are morning the loss of one of their peers.

17-year-old Brandon Martin was found dead Monday morning. His friend called 911 after Martin wouldn't wake up.

The high school senior was a standout wide receiver and the son of former pro baseball player Al Martin.

Most of the teenagers going to the visitation today say they were on vacation when they got the horrible news.

Many of them saying they just couldn't believe it was true.

Authorities still haven't released the cause of death.

The funeral will be held tomorrow morning.