Ex-NFL star Vincent Jackson “suffered from power alcoholism” — and it seems to have been a think about his dying, this in keeping with regulation enforcement.
Sheriff Chad Chronister of the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Workplace in Florida revealed the findings from Jackson’s post-mortem Wednesday on the “MJ Morning Present” saying — “We obtained the post-mortem report that will likely be launched right now confirmed, sadly, he suffered from power alcoholism. Simply tragic!”
Sheriff Chronister says officers are nonetheless ready on the toxicology report to come back again earlier than they’ll problem an official reason behind dying — however he notes Jackson had “long-standing well being circumstances that contributed to his passing due to some alcohol abuse.”
The 38-year-old NFL extensive receiver was found Monday a housekeeper on the Homewood Suites lodge in Brandon, Florida (positioned within the Tampa space) … the place he had been dwelling since January.
The entire state of affairs was weird contemplating Jackson made greater than $70 million in his NFL profession and was broadly cherished in the neighborhood household, mates and regulation enforcement.
So, why was he at that lodge alone? Sheriff Chronister has a idea …
“Effectively that is true hypothesis however what the household is telling me is that he suffered from CTE. They consider he had lots of concussion issues and once you undergo from that, you are not your self.”
Sheriff Chronister continued, “[The family believes] wholeheartedly all of those actions are the results of what he suffered whereas he was taking part in within the NFL.”
Jackson spent 12 years within the execs — making three Professional Bowls throughout his time with the San Diego Chargers and the Tampa Bay Bucs. He formally retired in 2018 however final performed in 2016.
Sheriff Chronister famous how concerned Jackson was in the neighborhood.
“He would no means say no! He is the particular person you’d name ‘Hey I’ve one thing we wanna do for a kid in want, a household in want, a navy member in want’ and he was all the time there. I do not understand how he balanced his schedule.”