NFL Star Jr. Seau has died. TMZ is reporting that the former San Diego Charger was found dead in his Oceanside, Calif. home Wednesday (May 2). While details remain unclear, gunshots rang out at Seau’s residence, and his death appears to have been a suicide.
Seau made news for a domestic situation in 2010 that resulted in him driving his SUV off a cliff. Despite reports to the contrary, Seau maintained that the accident was not a suicide attempt, but that he had fallen asleep at the wheel.
Throughout his carrer the linebacker who was a fifth overall draft pick in 1990 played for the Miami Dolphins and the New England Patriots, aside from his tenure with the Chargers.
He is survived by three children and an ex-wife.
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