Death of Junior Seau

January 19, 1969 - May 2, 2012
Oceanside, California | Age 43

Former NFL player found dead of apparent suicide
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BERNIE WILSON, The Associated Press

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Junior Seau's apparent suicide stunned an entire city and saddened former teammates who recalled the former NFL star's ferocious tackles and habit of calling everybody around him "Buddy."

It also left everyone wondering what led to Seau's death Wednesday morning in what police said appeared to be a suicide. He was 43.

"I'm sorry to say, Superman is dead," said Shawn Mitchell, a chaplain for the San Diego...

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