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December 17, 2013 at 2:38 PM

Ex-UW star Reggie Rogers died from cocaine, alcohol


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Reggie Rogers, the former University of Washington All-American whose pro football career flamed out after he killed three teenagers in a DUI crash, died of  cocaine and alcohol intoxication.

On Tuesday, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office said that toxicology tests indicated that Rogers, 49, died of “combined cocaine and ethanol (alcohol) intoxication.” Rogers’ death was ruled an accident.

Rogers died in Seattle’s Central Area on Oct. 24. Police and medics were called to 2761 E. Yesler Way at 12:47 p.m. after Rogers was found not breathing and apparently dead on the porch of a home.


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October 25, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Reggie Rogers’ cause of death still unknown

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office is awaiting the results of a toxicology test to determine how former University of Washington football star Reginald “Reggie” Rogers died Thursday afternoon. Rogers, 49, was found dead on the porch of a home in Seattle’s Central District. When officers were called to 2761 E. Yesler Way at…


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October 25, 2013 at 6:45 AM

Friday Memo: Student assaults principal … cemetery vandalism …Reggie Rogers dead

National Weather Service forecast Principal attacked by student at Nathan Hale: Coming on the heels of attacks in schools, some fatal, we don’t like to hear that a local high-school student has assaulted a principal. The principal wasn’t seriously hurt and the student was arrested. Cemetery vandalism: We scratch our heads and…


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October 10, 2013 at 11:36 AM

Former UW star Reggie Rogers charged with domestic violence

Reggie Rogers, a former University of Washington football All-American, was charged this week with domestic violence/assault.

Seattle police say they were called to Rogers’ home on 15th Avenue South on Monday by his wife, who reported that Rogers had hit her.

Rogers’ wife said she was awoken by her husband who was yelling at a television, according to a police report. When she went to check on him, he accused her of “trying to kill him by asking him to stop drinking alcohol,” the report says.


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