- NFL star dies after being arrested.
- Former New Orleans Saints player Glenn Foster dies in police custody.
- The 31-year-old’s cause of death has not been revealed.
Glenn Foster dies in police custody. Another athlete has lost his life unexpectedly. This year several sports stars have died. Although many of those deaths have been due to accidents, many others still haven’t been explained. This time it was an NFL player who lost his life while after being arrested.
Former defensive lineman for the New Orleans Saints, Glenn Foster Jr, died inexplicably this Monday, December 6, after being arrested the day before. The ex-NFL player was arrested by authorities on robbery charges, according to The Sun.
Glenn Foster dies after being arrested
At the time of his death, at the age of 31, the athlete was in police custody after being arrested last Sunday for assault and robbery. So far the cause of his death is unknown and it is not clear when and where he lost his life.
Foster was in the Pickens County Jail on the day of his arrest just prior to his death. According to police reports, the former New Orleans Saints defensive lineman had been charged with reckless endangerment and resisting arrest by “attempt to elude.”
NFL player Glenn Foster dies suddenly after arrest
After announcing the initial charges against the New Orleans Saints player, they were replaced by three counts of simple assault and one count of robbery in the third degree. Foster was awaiting sentencing when he unexpectedly died while in custody, the reason for his death has not been revealed.
His remains are currently in the Pickens County Coroner’s Office, waiting for family members to receive the body and awaiting autopsy results to determine the cause of his sudden death. Pickens County Coroner Chad Harless told the outlet that they are waiting for the autopsy results.
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The former defensive end played college ball at the University of Illinois, and signed with the Saints in April 2013 as an undrafted free agent. Foster played the 2013 and 2014 seasons for the Saints, recording three sacks in 12 games in his first season.
Through a statement, Illinois state rep, Kam Buckner, lamented the death of Glenn Foster, stating that: “No words right now. Rest Powerfully, Little Brother. From Chicago to Champaign to New Orleans. You left your mark everywhere you went. Glenn Foster, we love you bruh.”
“We will miss you bruh”: Glenn Foster dies after being arrested
Former teammate of the deceased and current star of New Orleans in the NFL, Terron Armstead, shared a farewell message on Twitter: “I really can’t find the words to properly express. Rest in peace Glenn Foster, you’ll be missed bro!”