Police: Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead

Posted at 2:15 PM, May 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-23 14:15:03-04

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died in Orlando.

The Orlando Police Department confirmed that the 48-year-old Kennedy was found dead Tuesday morning. Police public information officer Wanda Miglio says the circumstances surrounding his death are still unknown, but there is nothing suspicious about his death. An investigation is being conducted.

Kennedy was an eight-time Pro Bowler during his 11 seasons with the Seattle Seahawks. He won the NFL Defensive Player of the Year award in 1992.

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012.