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AFL player dies in Las Vegas

Posted by: Paul Entwistle | 10 September, 2012 - 11:04 AM
The Port Adelaide football club has issued a statement - saying one of its' players is believed to have died in Las Vegas.

Port Adelaide Statement

The Port Adelaide Football Club has been informed that an Australian man who has died in Las Vegas is believed to be one of its players.

 

At this point, the club is unable to confirm the identity of the player involved in this tragedy as family members are still being informed.

 

A group from the Port Adelaide playing group left Adelaide on Saturday for a holiday.

 

The club is in contact with members of the travelling group and is working with U.S. authorities while investigations continue.

 

Port Adelaide general manager (football) Peter Rohde is on his way to the United States to be with the players.

 

The club has also made contact with its other players still in Australia.

 

The Port Adelaide Football Club is attempting to ascertain more information and is unable to make any further comment.

 

 

 

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