Skip to comments.Report: Junior Seau Found Dead In California Home
Posted on 05/02/2012 11:32:22 AM PDT by raccoonradio
BOSTON (CBS) Former NFL linebacker Junior Seau was found dead in his home in Oceanside, Calif., on Wednesday, according to TMZ.
TMZ reported that Seau shot himself.
The report said that police and the coroners office were called to Seaus home to investigate a possible shooting.
The report says that police and the coroners office are investigating a scene inside Seaus home, though the details are still unclear.
Seau was in the news in 2010 for driving his car off a cliff after an alleged domestic dispute.
Seau, 43, spent 20 seasons in the NFL, most recently playing for the New England Patriots from 2006-09. He was a 12-time Pro Bowler and 10-time All-Pro.
Prayers up. So sad.
“Say OW!” was a tough guy.
What the F___? This guy was a class act. Prayers for the Family.
Junior Seau Dead Cops Suspect Suicide
11:27 AM PDT -- We're told a 911 call came in around 10:00 AM. No word on who made the call.
11:26 AM PDT -- The North County Times is reporting Seau's body was discovered by his housekeeper.
11:23 AM PDT -- The coroner just arrived on scene.
NFL legend Junior Seau was found dead in his home in Oceanside, CA ... and a law enforcement source at the scene tells us cops believe he shot himself. Seau was 43-years-old ... and leaves behind 3 kids and an ex-wife.
Cops are currently at Seau's home -- located in San Diego County -- and were seen talking with a man who was inside the house and appeared distraught. We're told Seau sent text messages to his ex-wife and 3 kids yesterday saying, "Love you." We're told they all responded and didn't suspect anything was wrong. We're told he last saw his kids 3 weeks ago. Sources close to Seau tell us family members didn't notice any signs of depression in recent weeks.
That's not unusual, when somebody decides to off themselves, they are often seemingly at peace knowing that in their minds, all of their troubles will soon be over.
If the domestic violence issues are true then the keyword here is “was”.
Enjoyed his time with the Patriots. Other than that I know little of him.
Yikes! *Very* sad.
It was quite a shock to check FR and see this as the newest story.
As a Chargers fan, I always enjoyed watching Seau play. He was a great one.
Really, really sad! What a waste.
Prayers for his family, his youngest son is only eleven or twelve.
I loved watching him play. This is terrible.
whoa!!! holy crap....
Surprising news. Good football player. His former girlfriend was Tila Tequila.
Very sad. He will have to watch his inevitable Hall of Fame Induction from Heaven.
Many are already speculating about concussions leading to this. Still, my guess if a spirit had appeared to Seau when he was graduating USC and said “if you play in the NFL, you will become one of the greatest linebackers the game has ever known but you will die at 43”, Seau would have still played.
I thought it was another former Chargers LB, Shawn Merriman, who was hooked up with Tequila.
Then there are the cases of people killing their spouse and kids and then themselves.
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