Stanley Wilson Jr., a former NFL player, died at 40. In early February, the cornerback for the Detroit Lions was killed after falling in a psychiatric institution. He was the son of former running back for the Cincinnati Bengals Stanley Wilson Sr. Follow Viralstimes.com for More Updates!!!
The Lions selected Wilson Jr. He played for three seasons before an Achilles tendon injury ended his career. After that, he remained in the news owing to his legal difficulties and frequent arrests.
Wilson Jr. was arrested within the past few months. On February 1, he was transported from the Los Angeles County Jail to the Metropolitan State Hospital, which treats individuals with mental health difficulties. According to sources close to the police, the football player collapsed and died shortly after arriving at the medical facility.
The law enforcement agencies have discovered no evidence of wrongdoing. The results of the autopsy are awaiting. Since he broke into a Hollywood Hills mansion in August of last year, Wilson has been in custody.
At the time, he relocated several household things and bathed in an outdoor fountain. He was subsequently arrested but deemed incompetent to stand trial. Also Read – 15-Year-Old Daughter of TikTok Star Laura Lee Watts Dies Tragically
Wilson, born in Carson, California, in 1982, arrived at Stanford University in 2000 and played football for the Cardinal for four seasons. In 2004, his senior season, he had 54 tackles and intercepted five passes, both career highs. In addition, he received an honorable mention for All-Pac-10 accolades.
He was selected 72nd overall by the Detroit Lions in 2005. From 2005 to 2007, Wilson participated in 32 games for the club and recorded 86 tackles and eight pass breakups. Due to a knee injury, he was placed on reserve in November 2007.
In April 2008, the Lions extended the player’s contract by one year. He could not play for the New York Giants after tearing his Achilles tendon during a game. The injury effectively ended his NFL career. Also Read – Trugoy Dove, the co-founder of De La Soul, died at age 54
Wilson’s legal difficulties remained in the spotlight following his retirement from the NFL. In 2016, he attempted to break into an older @d*lt’s home in Portland, Oregon, but the owner shot him. After spending a few days in the hospital, he recovered. Later, he was charged with attempted burglary and given ten days in prison and three years of probation.