Former NFL Player "Lawrence Phillips" Has Been Found Dead In His Jail Cell
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Phillips was serving 31 years in prison for driving his car into a field with teens playing football and also assaulting an ex-girlfriend on two separate occasions.
But he was also charged with murder in April 2015 after his cellmate was found strangled to death in the cell they shared.
Phillips was awaiting trial for the murder charge.
According to reports, Phillips also got into legal trouble while with Miami and San Francisco, pleading no contest to misdemeanor battery in Florida and felony assault while with the 49ers.
He also played for the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes and the Calgary Stampeders early last decade, winning the league's championship with the Alouettes in 2002.