Vincent Jackson, ex ricevitore wide NFL, trovato morto nella camera d'albergo, dicono le autorità

L'ex ricevitore wide della NFL Vincent Jackson è stato trovato morto lunedì in una stanza d'albergo a Brandon, Florida, hanno detto i funzionari.

Il 38enne soggiornava all'Homewood Suites di Brandon, di 12 miglia fuori Tampa, da gennaio 11, according to a news release from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff’s Office officials said they spoke with Jackson’s family members on February 10, after they had called to report that he was missing. A formal report was filed the following day.
Venerdì scorso, officials said they located Jackson at the Homewood Suites and spoke with him, secondo il comunicato stampa.
    After assessing Jackson’s well-being, the missing persons case was canceled,” ha detto il comunicato.
    Vincent Jackson of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 5, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Jackson was found dead at 11:30 a.m. Monday by a housekeeper. There were no apparent signs of trauma.
    The Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the cause of death and officially identify Jackson’s remains based on dental or DNA records, secondo il comunicato stampa.
    “Sig. Jackson was a devoted man who put his family and community above everything else,” Sheriff Chad Chronister said in a statement Monday. “Football aside, he touched countless lives through his Jackson In Action 83 Foundation. We shared a passion for supporting military families, and three years ago, Jackson was even made an honorary deputy by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to recognize his dedication to the community.
    He will be sorely missed by not only football fans across the country, but also the people here in Hillsborough County who reaped the benefits of his generous contributions.

    Jackson played 12 seasons in the NFL

    Jackson played college football at the University of Northern Colorado where he was a standout player, according to the school.
    He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in 2005, according to the NFL. He ultimately giocato 12 le stagioni in the league, spending his first seven with the Chargers and last five with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
    Vincent Jackson of the San Diego Chargers turns up field after his catch against the Denver Broncos at Qualcomm Stadium on November 27, 2011 in San Diego, California.

    The Chargers, now based out of Los Angeles, released a statement Monday saying the team wasshocked and deeply saddenedby the news of Jackson’s death.
    Vincent was a fan favorite not only for his Pro Browl play on the field but for the impact he made on the community off of it,” la dichiarazione letta. “The work he has done on behalf of military families through his foundation in the years since his retirement has been an inspiration to all of us.
    The Buccaneers, chi di recente won the Super Bowl, disse in una dichiarazione that Jackson wasa consummate professionalduring his five years with the team.
      Vincent was a dedicated father, marito, businessman and philanthropist, who made a deep impact on our community through his unyielding advocacy for military families, supported by the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation,” la dichiarazione letta.
      Jackson was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and was nominated four times for the Walter Payton Man of the Year premio, which recognizes players who have had a positive impact on their community, according to the Buccaneers.

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