His family said Smith died suddenly on February 5.
Smith is the five-time champion of the show, and his obituary says he was looking forward to participating in the show’s champion tournament.
Jeopardy made the following statement on Twitter:
Jeopardy! The family is traumatized by the tragic loss of Braden Smith. He was kind, funny and absolutely wonderful. We would like to express our deepest sympathies to Braden’s family. He will be missed.
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Braden Smith, final “Jeopardy!” Alex Trebek’s incumbent champion dies at age 24
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