Aformer National Football League player who spent time with the Dallas Cowboys was reportedly found dead in prison earlier this month.
Junior Siavii, 43, was reportedly found dead at the federal prison in Leavenworth.
The former Dallas Cowboys player was reportedly found unresponsive inside of his cell. He was reportedly taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead by staff.
Siavii was reportedly awaiting trial.
Former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Junior Siavii was found dead in a Kansas prison on Thursday as he was awaiting trial … officials said Friday. https://t.co/CxpgoaeTEk— TMZ Sports (@TMZ_Sports) January 14, 2022
Siavii was reportedly in prison after being indicted on arms charges.
The former NFL defensive lineman played for the Cowboys from 2008-09. He also spent time with the Chiefs from 2004-05 and the Seahawks in 2010.
Siavii played collegiately at Oregon. He was a second round pick in the 2004 NFL Draft.