Found May 03, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
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According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the San Diego Coroner’s office has ruled that former NFL linebacker Junior Seau passed away due to a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the chest. The medical examiner is currently waiting for Seau’s family to decide whether or not they want to have his brain examined. We are already know that a group of researchers in Boston would like to obtain Seau’s brain to further examine it.
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