NFL star Glenn Foster dies in police custody at age 31

NFL star dies after being arrested. Former New Orleans Saints player Glenn Foster dies in police custody. The 31-year-old’s cause o...

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  • 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

Glenn Foster dies after being arrested
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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

NFL player Glenn Foster dies suddenly after arrest
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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.

Glenn Foster Dies in Police Custody: Fans bid him farewell on Social Media

They fire him on social media; Glenn Foster Dies Arrested
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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

"We will miss you brother"; Glenn Foster dies after being arrested
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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!”

Foster was an undrafted free agent who appeared in 17 games with the Saints in 2013 and 2014. He reportedly stayed in the New Orleans area after his playing career ended, working as a developer, contractor, and estate agent, according to the New York Post.

Otis Anderson Jr.’s father murders him in a domestic dispute

His father murders him in a domestic dispute
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Former NFL player Otis Anderson Jr. is killed

Former NFL player Otis Anderson Jr passes away
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According to police reports, the former University of Central Florida player and his father Otis Anderson Sr. had a fight over a dog bite, his mother told police. Anderson Sr., 52, appeared in court for the first time on Tuesday wearing red, different from the normal gray uniform.

The Jacksonville sheriff’s office told media that the red clothing indicates, “possible self-harm, high risk of flight or medical transportation.” The NFL player died in the hospital after a shooting broke out at a home in Jacksonville, Florida, at around 9:30 pm Filed Under: Glenn Foster Dies Arrested

How did Otis Anderson Jr die?

How did Otis Anderson Jr die?
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Local police conducted the investigation and concluded that the former Rams star had received gunshot wounds to the chest and back. His mother, Denise Glanton Anderson, said his girlfriend’s dog bit Anderson senior’s hand and made him bleed.

Apparently the problems in Anderson’s house began with a verbal argument between his parents, it was then that the young man came down the stairs to see what was happening. According to the mother of the deceased, she told her son to go back upstairs, but stated that she continued to argue with her husband. Filed Under: Glenn Foster Dies Arrested

The father is charged with murder

The father is charged with murder
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It was at this point that Anderson Sr. overturned a chair and his son returned to check on his mother’s well-being, according to the report. Then both father and son separated and the 52-year-old man went to the garage without telling anyone what he was doing.

In addition, Otis’s mother was taken to the hospital because she had multiple injuries. During his court appearance on Tuesday, Anderson Sr. was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder. He is currently being held without bail. Filed Under: Glenn Foster Dies Arrested

“The Rams are saddened by the sudden and tragic loss”

"The Rams are saddened by the sudden and tragic loss"
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The Los Angeles Rams team sent a message on Twitter stating they were devastated by the news: “The Rams are saddened by the tragic and sudden loss of Otis Anderson Jr. Our sincere condolences are with his family during this very difficult time. Rest in peace, Otis,” the post reads.

“How many people do we need to lose before domestic violence ends?! This is so sad and such a horrible way to end a life. I’m glad this young man was protecting his mother. That was so noble of him. We need domestic violence to end now!! Rest in peace Otis Anderson Jr.,” said a netizen. Filed Under: Glenn Foster Dies Arrested

“He was revered by his teammates”

"He was revered by his teammates"
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The University of Central Florida football team was also saddened by the tragic death of their former teammate. In a post they say that they will miss the young runner because his life was taken away too soon.

“We have now confirmed and are devastated to hear of the passing of Otis Anderson Jr. He was revered by his teammates, our fans and everyone within Knight Nation. Our deepest condolences go out to everyone who loved Otis. He was taken too soon and will really be missed.” Filed Under: Glenn Foster Dies Arrested

 

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