The agency is investigating the “death in custody” of Foster, 31, which was first reported Monday at a Northport medical facility, according to a statement from the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation. Alabama.
The agency said Foster’s body had been taken to the Alabama Forensic Service for further investigation, but declined to answer other questions.
Prison records show Foster was booked into jail Saturday morning after being arrested in Reform, Alabama, on three counts of reckless endangerment, as well as personal charges against arrest and attempted arrest. try to escape.
Later, another prison record showed Foster’s charges were changed to three counts of simple assault and one count of third-degree robbery. The arresting agency is listed as the Picken County Sheriff’s Office.
The Sheriff’s Reform Department and the Picken County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The Pickens County Coroner’s Office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Foster, 31, was signed by The Saints in 2013 as an untrained free agent and has played with the team for two seasons. He played college football at the University of Illinois.
Finally, Foster is the owner of a granite countertop business with multiple stores in Louisiana, according to 4WWL, had previously reported his death. Above Facebook, Foster celebrated the grand opening of his second location in New Orleans in January, writing, “It’s good to be back in Crescent City where the fans are like family.”
Attempts to reach members of the Foster family and his foundation were not immediately successful on Tuesday. But when news of Foster’s death was announced, loved ones and friends shared their shock online.
“There are no words right now. Rest strong, brother,” wrote Representative Kam Buckner of the 26th district of the Illinois House of Representatives. Twitter. “You left your mark everywhere you went. Glenn Foster, we love you. ”
https://www.thedailybeast.com/glenn-foster-jr-former-new-orleans-saints-defensive-lineman-reportedly-dies-in-police-custody-in-alabama?source=articles&via=rss Glenn Foster Jr., Former New Orleans Saints Defense Captain, is presumed dead while in police custody in Alabama