Yet another top-tier athlete has passed away at a young age.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson has passed away at just 26-years-old.
Police responded to reports of a “questionable death” at a Baltimore residence around 11:25 pm on Tuesday.
There, they found Jaylon being treated by medics but unresponsive.
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The medics pronounced him dead at the scene moments later.
Police found no signs of trauma or foul play.
A medical examiner has yet to determine the cause of death.
Baltimore Ravens pass rusher Jaylon Ferguson has tragically died at 26 years old. https://t.co/uBeEeMj6uu
— TMZ (@TMZ) June 22, 2022
TMZ has the heartbreaking news:
The Baltimore Police Dept. tells TMZ Sports … officers responded to a Baltimore residence at around 11:25 PM on Tuesday regarding a report of a “questionable death.”
Police say when they arrived on scene, they found Ferguson unresponsive while being treated by medics.
“Ferguson never regained consciousness,” cops say, “and was pronounced dead on the scene by medics.”
We are heartbroken to hear of the tragic loss of Jaylon Ferguson. The NFL family sends our deepest condolences to his loved ones. pic.twitter.com/LYEHSrB7JY
— NFL (@NFL) June 22, 2022
— ESPN (@espn) June 22, 2022
"He will be remembered not just as a football player, but as a great father, son, brother and friend."
News story on Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson, who died at the age of 26:https://t.co/VHCyFEN5GU
— Jamison Hensley (@jamisonhensley) June 22, 2022
ESPN provided more details:
“We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson,” the team said in a statement. “He was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile and infectious personality. We express our heartfelt condolences to Jaylon’s family and friends as we mourn a life lost much too soon.”
At approximately 11:25 p.m. Tuesday, Baltimore Police said officers responded to a home in the northern district of the city, where they found Ferguson unresponsive and being treated by medics. Ferguson never regained consciousness and was pronounced dead on the scene by medics, according to police.
Baltimore Police said there were no signs of trauma found or foul play suspected at this time. Ferguson’s body was transported to the medical examiner’s office, where a cause of death will be determined.
We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson. pic.twitter.com/ylBvLEzjer
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) June 22, 2022
Regarding the death of Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson: I’m told medics were called late last night to a home in the Harwood neighborhood of the city for Ferguson not breathing, and he was pronounced dead just after midnight. No signs of trauma or foul play, police say
— Justin Fenton (@justin_fenton) June 22, 2022
26 year old NBA star Caleb Swanigan.
25 year old NFL star Jaylon Ferguson.
27 year old Miss Brazil, Gleycy Correia.
All too young and too healthy to have died. Absolutely tragic.
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) June 22, 2022
Absolutely no words. Truly shocked and saddened
Rest in Peace Jaylon Ferguson
— Kevin Oestreicher (@koestreicher34) June 22, 2022
Jaylon leaves behind three children, all under 5 years old.
Can’t stop thinking about Jaylon Ferguson’s family. My heart hurts pic.twitter.com/7f6fStg5Vr
— Sarah Ellison (@sgellison) June 22, 2022