Seau's death raises specter of concussion concerns
Updated: Thursday, May 3 2012, 08:35 PM EDT
OCEANSIDE, Calif. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - We're digging deeper tonight into the tragic apparent suicide of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau.
The 43-year-old was found dead in his Oceanside home yesterday with a gunshot wound to the chest.
His family said he sent four text messages before he died to his ex-wife and children that simply said, "I love you."
Tonight, a former NFL player is speaking out about Seau's death.
He believes Seau's apparent suicide is the result of brain damage caused by repeated hits to the head.
CBS News' Steve Large has more.