Lawrence Phillips


Age: 40

professional football running back with the St. Louis Rams at the University of Nebraska who derailed his own career (and life) with a series of violent criminal acts off the field and was serving a 31-year sentence for crimes including domestic abuse and assault with a deadly weapon and a car, who was also a suspect in the choking death of his cellmate and facing a murder charge.

Cause of Death: Suspected suicide by hanging

Born: May 12, 1975

Died: January 13, 2016

Delano, California