Sports Stars Who Became Murder Victims

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Whether for good or ill, we often think pro athletes don’t live by the same rules as the rest of us. Unfortunately, they do die by the same rules. Here is a gallery of athletes who were murdered.

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Héctor Camacho

Héctor Camacho died November 24, 2012, age 50, after being shot outside a bar.
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Iván Calderón

Iván Calderón died in Puerto Rico December 27, 2003, age 41, after being shot.
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Spider Sabich

Spider Sabich died March 21, 1976, age 31, after he was shot by his girlfriend.
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Greg Halman

Greg Halman died November 21, 2011, age 24, after he was stabbed by his brother.
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Oscar Bonavena

Oscar Bonavena died May 22, 1976, age 33, of gunshot.
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Lyman Bostock

Lyman Bostock died September 23, 1978, age 27, after being shot in his uncle’s car.
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Lorenzen Wright

Lorenzen Wright died July of 2010, age 34. His body was found with bullets in his skull and his arm.
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Sean Taylor

Sean Taylor died November 27, 2007, age 24, after being shot by intruders entering his home.
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Dino Bravo

Dino Bravo died March 10, 1993, age 44, after being shot at home.
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Darrent Williams

Darrent Williams died on New Year’s Day, 2007, age 24 He was shot while leaving a nightclub.
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Andrés Escobar

Andrés Escobar died July 2, 1994, age 27. He was killed by Colombian National Police.
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Steve McNair

Steve McNair died July 4, 2009, age 36. He was shot twice in the chest by his girlfriend as the first act of a murder/suicide.
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