Former Saints defensive end Will Smith shot and killed

Apr 10, 2016 4:01 PM by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed late Saturday after a traffic accident.

An emailed statement from New Orleans city coroner Jeffrey C. Rouse said that Smith died "of multiple gunshot wounds" after a traffic accident on Camp Street. The former defensive end was 34 years old. No other information was released.

A tweet from the verified account of Greg Bensel, Saints vice president of communications and broadcasting, expressed condolences to Smith's family.

Smith leaves behind a wife, Racquel, and three children.


This story has been corrected to show that Smith was killed Saturday, not Sunday.

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