Former NFL Star Steve McNair dead

July 5th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by GD  

Steve McNairIn a shocking incident today, former National Football League (NFL) star Steve McNair was found shot dead at the Nashville condominium as reported by the police authorities. Along with his body, the authorities also found the body of a woman at the scene. According to the report of the Nashville Tennessean newspaper the NFL star had been found to have suffered several gunshot wounds on his body. The 20 year old woman whose body was found alongside has a single gunshot wound in her head. A pistol has also been recovered near his body.

Based on an apparent view, it’s been reported that the whole incident may be a kind of murder-suicide. While no one has been arrested as a suspect in the incident as mentioned by Don Aaron, the Police spokesperson, Nashville has been quoted reporting to the Reuters, “The circumstances surrounding the shooting deaths remain under active investigation.” Don Aaron has also said that Michelle, McNair’s wife, is “very distraught”. The police is not suspecting her of having any involvement in the murder.

Don Aaron reported that the woman lying dead beside Steve, has been identified as Sahel Kazemi, who is said to be a friend of Steve’s. According the various sources the woman was arrested on Thursday when she was stopped by an officer for speeding her car down the Broadway. McNair was present at the time in the car along with this woman.

Since the death has taken place under unnatural circumstances, autopsy will be conducted which is scheduled for Sunday. McNair who has played 13 seasons before his retirement in 2008 has been famous in Nashville for his huge amount of charity works.

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