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SDUT: Chargers linebacker's sister is fatally shot

Discussion in 'American Football' started by SDRay, Nov 1, 2005.

  1. SDRay

    SDRay RIP SD Chargers..F the LA Chargers, Go Irish Staff Member Administrator Podcaster

    Jun 20, 2005

    VALDOSTA, Ga. – The sister of Chargers linebacker Randall Godfrey was found fatally shot in her car Tuesday after a wreck following a chase by her former boyfriend, police said.

    Deidre Miller, 29, may have been shot prior to the chase, which ended when her car ran into a clump of trees two houses from her home in northern Lowndes County, sheriff's detective Wanda Edwards said.

    Authorities were searching for Julonda Lecedrick Clayton, 28, of Jacksonville, Fla.

    Edwards said Clayton dropped off Miller's 4-year-old son at his daycare center, and the child told daycare workers that Clayton shot his mother.

    Godfrey, who played at the University of Georgia, was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 1996. He also has played for the Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans and is in his second year with the Chargers.

    Chargers spokesman Bill Johnston said Godfrey had been informed. "He's aware and he has gone to be with his family," Johnston told The Associated Press.

    Miller picked up her son from her mother's house Tuesday morning to take him to daycare. The child was in the car during the chase.

    Edwards said it appeared Miller sped out of her driveway and Clayton followed. She could have been trying to drive through a clearing in a neighbor's yard, the detective said.
  2. BengalFan

    BengalFan BoltTalker

    Sep 19, 2005
    Thats really sad.

    Man, i can only imagine what Godfrey must be going thru right now. Our prayers and well wishes are with him and his family during this difficult time. May god be with you, and comfort you.
  3. Chargerpower

    Chargerpower BoltTalker

    Oct 14, 2005
    Very sad story. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Godfrey Family.

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