Washington D.C. Native & NFL Star Vontae Davis Dies At 35


Washington D.C. native Vontae Davis has handed away at age 35, based on the Related Press. Presently, police reportedly don’t suspect foul play.

AP’s report signifies that police discovered Vontae deceased inside his South Florida house on Monday (April 1) morning. They had been reportedly responding to a medical emergency on the house situated within the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Davie, Florida.

Regardless of no suspicion of foul play, police are nonetheless investigating Vontae Davis’ loss of life. A reason for loss of life stays unknown pending a whole post-mortem report.

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Background On Vontae Davis

As talked about Vontae performed within the league throughout cornerback stints with the Miami Dolphins and Indianapolis Colts. He reportedly performed 10 seasons within the NFL — three with Miami and 6 with the Colts.

Amid his loss of life, the Dolphins launched a social media assertion, saying “We’re heartbroken by the sudden passing of former Dolphins CB Vontae Davis and prolong our deepest condolences to his household & family members throughout this tough time.”

The proprietor of the workforce, Jim Irsay, additionally despatched his condolences through X on Monday. He wrote, “Extraordinarily saddened to listen to of the passing of Vontae Davis. An awesome man, teammate, participant. My prayers to Vontae’s household.”

The Colts additionally spoke on the 35-year-old’s passing through social media.

“He was a standout participant in his six seasons with the Horseshoe, however he was an excellent higher teammate who carried a smile and optimistic power each day,” the workforce mentioned. He will likely be deeply missed, and we ship out prayers to his household and family members.”

The Washington, D.C., native signed with the Buffalo Payments for 2018 however left the workforce at halftime of the season’s second sport. He launched an announcement saying his retirement after the sport, saying that after a number of accidents and surgical procedures, “Actuality hit me quick and exhausting: I shouldn’t be on the market anymore.”

Every week in the past, the previous professional athlete shared an Instagram put up selling his new kids’s guide impressed by his life in D.C. and profession path.

Related Press contributed to this report.


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