January 13, 2016 - Aaron Wilson
Lawrence Phillips found dead in prison, apparent suicide
Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was found dead in a California prison Wednesday of an apparent suicide. Phillips, 40, was facing a possible death penalty for allegedly murdering a former cellmate at Kern Valley State Prisojn. Phillips played for the St. Louis Rams, Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers. He had several legal problems in the NFL and in college at Nebraska where he was involved in domestic violence issues. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.