A groundskeeper was found dead in a storage shed at the Cleveland Browns training facility.(Photo: Cleveland Browns)
(USA Today) -- The Cleveland Browns have confirmed that a member of the team's groundskeeping crew committed suicide at the team's Berea, Ohio, training facility.
Via the Twitter account of Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer.
"#browns spokesman Neal Gulkis confirmed that a member of their groundskeeping crew eric eucker committed suicide last night. Statement/suicide of browns groundskeeper Eric Eucker 'This is a terrible tragedy and our heartfelt condolences go out to Eric's family. Eric was a good friend and colleague, and an outstanding employee. He will be missed by everyone in the Cleveland Browns organization' "
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Cleveland news station WEWS reports that the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner confirms they were called out to the Browns training facility located in Berea on Saturday morning, where a body was found hanging in a team storage shed.
The Browns are on the road to face the Oakland Raiders on Sunday afternoon.
Chris Strauss, USA TODAY Sports