WFAA-TV in Dallas reports the heartbreaking news:
The wife of Jay Novacek, a former Dallas Cowboys tight end, was found dead Monday morning at her mother’s home in Burleson.
Police said LeAnne Novacek died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Authorities found Novacek dead in the bedroom of the home after receiving a call from a family member at 8:37 a.m.
Jay Novacek was not at the residence when police arrived. Police said no suicide note was found.