Andy Reid’s son Garrett found dead at Eagles’ training camp.
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced that coach Andy Reid’s oldest son Garrett, was found dead on Sunday morning.
The 29-year-old was attending training camp with his father and was discovered in his room at the facility.The Eagles are working out at Lehigh University. The school’s Chief of Police Edward Shupp stated that there is no reason to suspect foul play in the issue.
Eagles GM Howie Roseman was emotional during Sunday morning’s press conference.
“I have some heartbreaking news to share with you all … It’s a tough morning for all of us in the Eagles’ family,” Roseman said. “Garrett grew up with this team, and this makes this news even harder for us to process.
Our hearts go out to Andy, Tammy, Britt, Spencer, Crosby and Drew Ann,” … Garrett Reid’s parents and siblings.
“We ask sincerely that you respect the family’s privacy during this time … We’ve been with Andy for a long time. He’s always been strong for us, and we’re going to get strong for him right now.”
“Upon arrival, it was observed that attempts were made to revive the individual and they were unsuccessful,” Shupp said. “The individual, Garrett Reid was deceased upon the officers’ arrival. There were no suspicious activities.”
Garrett had been working with the Eagles strength and conditioning coaches and was said to have rebounded from his tough run of legal trouble.
In coach Reid’s absence, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and defensive coordinator Juan Castillo will oversee the team.
Players View sends our heartfelt condolences to the Reid family.