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Indianapolis Colts Coach Dungy's Son Dies
TAMPA, Fla. -- Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy's son James, 18, was found dead in an apartment near Tampa Bay, Fla., Thursday morning.
Police said there were no signs of foul play, but did not confirm if the cause of death was suicide. A spokeswoman in the local sheriff's office says a cause of death won't be announced pending an autopsy.
Police said Dungy's girlfriend called them at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Dungy was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
James Dungy was a 2005 graduate of North Central High School in Indianapolis.
NFL.com reports Tony Dungy is headed to Florida, where his son was found dead.
Dungy and his wife, Lauren, have four other children: daughters Tiara and Jade and sons Eric and Jordan.
The Colts are 13-1 and have a game in Seattle Saturday.
Fans Offer Prayers
Colts fans are posting prayers and messages of support for coach Tony Dungy on a message board on a Colts fan Web site.
Dungy also coached the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
One Tampa Bay fan wrote that Dungy was not only a great coach for the Bucs, but "an even better person." Another person wrote asking God to give strength to Dungy during this difficult time.
What a shame Wow , nothing else too say ...
Last edited by OldRamsfan; -03-30-2006 at 12:46 PM.