Former NFL wide receiver Vincent Jackson is found dead

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Former NFL wide receiver Vincent Jackson is found dead at age 38 in Florida hotel where he’d been living for over a month
Vincent Jackson was found dead at the Homewood Suites in Tampa on Monday
The 38-year-old former Buccaneers and Chargers star had reportedly been staying at the hotel since January 11
He was reported missing by family on February 10, but police made contact with the married father-of-three two days later and canceled the report
He was then found dead in his room just three days later
The sheriff’s office said there were no apparent signs of trauma and an investigation remains ongoing
Jackson retired from football in 2018 and was well-known for his philanthropy in the Tampa area, having founded the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation in 2012

Former NFL wide receiver Vincent Jackson was found dead in a Florida hotel room on Monday, police have confirmed.

The 38-year-old was discovered deceased by a housekeeper at approximately 11:30am local time at the Homewood Suites in the Tampa suburb of Brandon.

Police said there were no apparent signs of trauma and the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Office is currently working to determine his cause of death.

According to staff at the hotel, Jackson, a married father-of-three, checked into Homewood on January 11, and had been staying there ever since.

The former Chargers and Buccaneers star was reported missing by his family on February 10, police said.

However, officers made contact with him two days later, on Friday, and the missing persons reported was canceled after ‘assessing his well-being’.

He was then found dead in his room just three days later.


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