Junior Seau Found Dead

Junior SeauFormer NFL star Junior Seau was found dead in his home near San Diego.

Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood told the North County Times he learned of Seau’s death from police chief Frank McCoy. The Times reported that Seau, 43, was found dead by a housekeeper with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to his chest.

The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that police responded to reports of a shooting at Seau’s Oceanside, Calif., home. A 911 call reporting a possible suicide was made to police at 10 a.m. local time, a dispatcher said, according to the paper.

The 12-time Pro Bowl linebacker played for the San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots from 1990-2009.

Topics: Chargers, Dolphins, Junior Seau, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, Patriots, San Diego Chargers

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