Former National Basketball Association player, Eddie Johnson, who was hit by NBA’s life ban on drug use, is dead.
After he was sent to jail for sexual assault of a child, he died while serving a life sentence.
Johnson bagged a mandatory life sentence in 2008 after being found guilty of sexual assault on an 8-year-old child.
At the Santa Rosa Correctional Facility in Milton, Florida, the former NBA star was serving a life sentence when an unspecified illness resulted in his death.
On Tuesday , November 3rd, his death was confirmed by the Rocker-Cusack Mortuary in Leesburg, Florida.
The mortuary, meanwhile, announced that Johnson would be buried on Saturday at Weirsdale (Florida) Community Cemetery.