The Hillsborough County, Florida Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that it was investigating the death of former NFL-wide recipient Vincent Jackson

38-year-old Jackson was found dead at around 11:30 a.m. on Monday at the Homewood Suites in Brandon, Fla. Police said there were no apparent signs of trauma and the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Office would investigate the cause of death / p>

According to hotel staff, Jackson, who lives in South Tampa, died on Jan. Checked in at the hotel January 11 and had stayed in a room since that date

Jackson’s family reported him missing on Wednesday and an official report was filed on Thursday, but police found Jackson at the Homewood Suites on Friday. The Missing Persons case was canceled after Jackson’s welfare was confirmed

“My heart aches for the many loved ones Vincent Jackson leaves behind, from his wife and children to the Buccaneers nation who adored him,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister in a statement. “Mr. Jackson was a devoted man who put his family and community above all other than football, touched countless lives through his Jackson In Action 83 Foundation We shared a passion for helping military families, and three years ago Jackson was even made an Honorary Representative by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to help recognizing his dedication to the community He will be sorely missed not only by football fans across the country but also by the people here in Hillsborough County who have benefited from his generous contributions “

The Jackson in Action 83 Foundation tweeted that Jackson’s “wife and family are asking that everyone respect their privacy at this point”

Jackson last played in the NFL in 2016 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team he has spent the last five seasons of his career with.He is fourth in franchise history at age 4326 reception places and tenth with 268 receptions

He played his first seven seasons with the Chargers, who won him in the second round (61) of the 2005 draft he’s eighth in franchise history for touchdown receptions (37) and tenth in yards (4th754)

In total he had 540 catches for 9080 yards and 57 touchdowns and was voted three Pro Bowls in his 12 season career

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