Former Baltimore Ravens LB, Jaylon Ferguson, Died Of Accidental Drug Overdose

Authorities have determined that former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson, who passed away late last month, died as a result of drugs.

Per a Baltimore Sun report citing the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Ferguson died from the combined effects of fentanyl and cocaine. He was 26-years-old.

At the time of his death, Baltimore police quickly pointed out that there were no signs of foul play or trauma.

Bruce Goldfarb, a spokesman for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, said that Ferguson’s death has been ruled an accident and that the agency should have an autopsy report nearly completed within 90 days.

Upon learning of his death, the Ravens released a statement on June 22nd saying: “We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson. He was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile and infectious personality. We express our heartfelt condolences to Jaylon’s family and friends as we mourn a life lost much too soon.”

Baltimore Ravens LB Jaylon Ferguson Has Passed Away At 26

Ferguson spent his entire three year career with Baltimore, who selected him in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

His family will hold a viewing and funeral service in Louisiana on Saturday.

 

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Written by Anthony Farris

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  1. Is this a surprise? Aside from a gunshot from one of his “Homeys”,,a pro athlete at 26 years old does not just die except by a toxic, deadly substance introduced to their bodies. Why people take this crap is beyond me.

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