Broncos wide receiver Kenny McKinley was found dead today. He was 23.
“Everyone with the Broncos is shocked and saddened by the loss of Kenny McKinley,” team owner Pat Bowlen said in a statement. “He was part of the Broncos’ family and will be greatly missed by our organization. My most heartfelt condolences go out to Kenny’s family and friends.”
The Denver Post is reporting that McKinley apparently took his own life:
Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson confirmed McKinley’s death, and said he was waiting on a field report from investigators before releasing more information this evening. He would not elaborate on how McKinley died.
“It was apparently a suicide, but we’re still investigating,” he said.