Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Garrett Reid, the son of Philadelphia
Eagles head coach Andy Reid, died in August of an accidental heroin overdose,
according to a report from a Philadelphia television station.
The Northampton County District Attorney is expected to release details of its
investigation during a news conference Thursday afternoon, but WPVI-TV in
Philadelphia cited sources as saying the cause of death was heroin.
Garrett Reid died Aug. 5 at the age of 29. He was found dead in a dorm room at
Lehigh University, site of the Eagles' training camp.
The younger Reid had battled substance abuse for a few years, spending time in
jail as a result, and Andy Reid had mentioned the drug problems in the
immediate aftermath of Garrett's death.
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