Vincent Jackson, former NFL wide receiver, found dead in hotel room, 当局说

Former NFL wide receiver Vincent Jackson was found dead Monday in a hotel room in Brandon, 佛罗里达, 官员说.

The 38-year-old had been staying at the Homewood Suites in Brandon, 关于 12 miles outside Tampa, since January 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.
Last Friday, officials said they located Jackson at the Homewood Suites and spoke with him, 根据新闻稿.
    After assessing Jackson’s well-being, the missing persons case was canceled,” 发布说.
    Vincent Jackson of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 5, 2014 in New Orleans, 路易斯安那州.

    Jackson was found dead at 11:30 上午. 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, 根据新闻稿.
    “先生. 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 玩过 12 季节 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, 加利福尼亚州.

    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,” 声明读. “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.
    海盗, who recently won the Super Bowl, 说过 在一份声明中 that Jackson wasa consummate professionalduring his five years with the team.
      Vincent was a dedicated father, 丈夫, 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,” 声明读.
      Jackson was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and was nominated four times for the Walter Payton Man of the Year 奖, which recognizes players who have had a positive impact on their community, according to the Buccaneers.

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