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Former NFL player Mike Williams passed away at the age of 36. Cause of Death

Former NFL player Mike Williams Death
FOX 13 Tampa Bay

Recently the news of the death of former NFL player Mike Williams is coming to light. Hearing this his fans are deeply saddened. Mike Williams was also a former Tampa Bay Buccaneer. Mike Williams dies at age 36.

The Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Department has confirmed that the cause of death of former NFL player Mike Williams was necrotizing lobar pneumonia due to bacterial sepsis with cerebral abscess and severe dental problems.

Following the death of former NFL player Mike Williams, officials released the official cause of Mike’s death. Mike had died just a few weeks ago. Till now only rumors of his death were emerging, but it was confirmed by the officials.

The report of September 5 revealed that Mike had suffered a head injury during the construction of a house. Later it was reported that he was “fighting for his life.” But suddenly a few days later, on September 12, 2023, news came out that Mike Williams had died at the age of 36.

According to the statement of Hillsborough County Medical Examiner Department- Mike’s cause of death was “Bacterial Sepsis with Cerebral Abscesses and Necrotizing Lobar Pneumonia due to multiple Dental Caries and retained tooth roots.”

Mike developed an infection due to dental problems, which caused pus to grow around his brain. Mike’s initial tests revealed signs of brain swelling and infection.

Mike Williams’ heart disease was also a factor in his death, as Mike suffered a cardiac arrest shortly after a home construction accident on September 1st.

Mike was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft and had a stellar rookie season. Led the team with 964 receiving yards and scored 11 times.

Mike was awarded second place for Offensive Rookie of the Year, behind Sam Bradford.

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