Former NFL football player Glenn Foster Jr. died after being taken into police custody. According to multiple reports, he was just 31 years old. He was arrested in Alabama and his cause of death was unexplained causes.
There is an active investigation into the case at this point according to WWL-TV. Coroner Chad Harless said his office is in possession of Foster’s body and an autopsy is pending.
Pickens County jail records say Foster was booked on counts of reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and attempting to elude police. He was re-booked Sunday on counts of simple assault and robbery. He died on Monday.
The 6’4 pass rusher from the University of Illinois was signed by the Saints as an undrafted free agent in the 2013 NFL Draft. He would play for the team until 2015 before getting released.