On May 2, 2012 at about 9:35 am, a female reporting to be the girlfriend of Junior Seau called the Police Department to report she had returned home to find Mr. Seau inside the residence, unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the chest. The incident occurred at Seau's home in the 600 block of South Strand in Oceanside.
Oceanside police officers and Fire Department personnel arrived on scene and located 43-year-old Junior Seau in a bedroom. Resuscitative efforts were initiated, however they were unsuccessful. Mr. Seau was subsequently pronounced deceased on scene.
A handgun was found in the room with Mr. Seau. At this time, the matter is being investigated as a suicide.
( News Release )