Vincent Jackson, a former NFL huge receiver, was reportedly discovered lifeless on Monday (February 15) in a Florida resort room.
Based on ESPN, The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned Jackson’s physique was found at roughly 11:30 a.m. EST on the Homewood Suites in Brandon, Florida. Investigators declare there have been no obvious indicators of trauma and the reason for demise will probably be decided by the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Workplace.
An investigation into Jackson’s demise has been launched by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Workplace.
ESPN studies that employees on the resort declare Jackson checked right into a room on January 11 and had been staying on the resort since then.
Jackson’s household reported him lacking on Wednesday (February 10) and a proper report was filed the next day. Nonetheless, police positioned Jackson on Friday on the resort and the lacking individuals case was cancelled.
“My coronary heart aches for the various family members Vincent Jackson leaves behind, from his spouse and youngsters to the Buccaneers nation that adored him,” Sheriff Chad Chronister said in a statement. “Mr. Jackson was a loyal man who put his household and group above all the pieces else. Soccer apart, he touched numerous lives by means of his Jackson In Motion 83 Basis.”
He added: “We shared a ardour for supporting army households, and three years in the past, Jackson was even made an honorary deputy by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Workplace to acknowledge his dedication to the group. He will probably be sorely missed by not solely soccer followers throughout the nation, but additionally the individuals right here in Hillsborough County who reaped the advantages of his beneficiant contributions.”
Vincent Jackson was drafted by the San Diego Prices in 2005 and performed his remaining 5 seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He’s ranked fourth in franchise historical past with 4,326 receiving yards and tenth in receptions with 268.