Former NFL host Vincent Jackson Dies at the age of 38
Brandon (Fla.) : Former NFL host Vincent Jackson was found dead Monday in a Florida hotel room, he was 38 years old . just days after authorities spoke to him as part of a social examination, according to the Sheriff's Office in Hillborough County. .
Deputies said Jackson, 38, who lived in South Tampa, entered a hotel room in Brandon on January 11 and had lived in a room since.
Jackson's family reported him missing Feb. 10. Two days later, deputies from Hillborough County Sheriff's Office in Jackson's Homewood Suites spoke to him.
After assessing Jackson's welfare, the case of missing persons was dropped.
Jackson was found dead around 11:30 a.m. Monday in his hotel room by a housekeeper.
There were no signs of abuse, deputies said. The medical examiner's office is yet to investigate the cause of death.
Jackson played for San Diego Charger and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during his 12 years in the NFL. Vincent Jackson was elected to the Pro Bowl three times.