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Report: Former Chargers WR Vincent Jackson found dead in Florida hotel room

Vincent Jackson the former Northern Colorado wide receiver and Chargers standout is dead, according to Josh Benson of WFLA Florida.

This is according to the WFLA website:

Jackson, 38, who was a South Tampa resident, checked in to the hotel room in Brandon on Jan. 11 and had been staying in a room since then. 

Jackson’s family reported him missing on Feb. 10. Two days later, deputies with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office located Jackson at the Homewood Suites oat 10240 Palm River Road and spoke with him. 

After assessing Jackson’s well-being, the missing persons case was canceled. 

Jackson was then located deceased around 11:30 a.m. Monday in his hotel room by a housekeeper. 

There were no signs of trauma, deputies said. The medical examiner’s office has yet to assess the cause of death.

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