Former NFL Player Adrian Robinson Commits Suicide

May 19, 2015  |  

Former NFL linebacker Adrian Robinson Jr. has passed away. According to TMZ, the 25-year-old died in his home state of Pennsylvania. Robinson’s death was confirmed by his agency on Sunday in a statement shared to Facebook.

It deeply saddens all of us to share with you that Adrian Robinson Jr. passed away last night at the age of 25. Adrian was a beloved father, son, brother, friend and teammate. We ask that you please respect his family’s privacy during this difficult time, and especially keep his daughter Avery Marie in your prayers. Thank you for all of your support and consideration.

Jeff Moran of the Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office reportedly told TMZ that Robinson committed suicide.

“The manner and cause of death was suicide by hanging,” Moran said.

During his time with the league, Robinson played for the Steelers, Eagles, Broncos, Redskins, and Buccaneers. Robinson attended Temple University where he played for the Owls football team. He leaves behind a daughter, Avery Marie, who is less than a year old.

A Go Fund Me campaign has been set up for those who wish to help little Avery.

 

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