On Thursday a coroner announced that Garrett Reid, the son of Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid, died of a heroin overdose.
Northampton County coroner Zachary Lysek claimed a toxicology test confirmed the presence of heroin in Garrett Reid’s body, and investigators revealed the found a used syringe and a spoon in his room. There was also a gym bag filled with dozens of syringes and needles nearby, many of which were unopened.
Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said the following at a news conference in Easton, Pennsylvania on Thursday:
“We are confident today that Mr. Reid’s death was the result of a self-injected lethal dose of heroin.”
Reid was found dead on August 5 at Lehigh University, as he was helping out the Eagles’ strength and conditioning coach during training camp. He was long known to be a recovering drug addict, but publicly it seemed as if he had turned his life around. But some close to him (including his father) believed the 29-year-old had...