Junior Seau Autopsy Shows No Drugs Or Alcohol In System At Time of Suicide
(Elaine Thompson, Associated Press / December 7, 2008)
Former football standout for the Chargers and most recently Patriots, Junior Seau had no alcohol or ‘illicit’ drugs in his system when he took his own life just a few months back. Toxicology reports were returned clean when an autopsy was performed and it also showed no sign of brain damage according to the autopsy and toxicology reports released Monday by the San Diego County medical examiner. This is another reminder that speculation, is just that and nothing more.
The LA Times reports:
The 6-foot, 3-inch, 275-pound Seau, a star at Oceanside High, USC and the NFL, was takingprescription medicines for orthopedic problems and insomnia, and was under the care of Chargersphysician Dr. David Chao, according to the documents. The football star drank only “socially [and] did not smoke, and there was no history of illicit drug use,” according to the report.
Seau “had an unremarkable medical history̶...
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