Former NFL Great MLB Junior Seau Found Dead of Gunshot Wound; Suicide Confirmed

Junior Seau

By Kristina Davis

The San Diego Union-Tribune

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Former Chargers MLB Junior Seau, an icon in his hometown of Oceanside who rose to stardom in the NFL, has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at his beachfront home in Oceanside Wednesday.

Seau’s girlfriend called 911 at 9:35 a.m. reporting a possible suicide, said Oceanside police Chief Frank McCoy. Officers found Seau in a bedroom with a gunshot wound to the chest. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

A handgun was found near his body, and police are investigating the death as a suicide, McCoy said.




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