Wife Of Novacek Died Of ‘Self-Inflicted’ Gunshot

WFAA-TV in Dallas reports the heartbreaking news:

Jay Novacek Wife Leanne Novacek

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.

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Jeff Caplan of ESPNDallas.com reports, “The Tarrant County coroner’s office said an autopsy would be performed on Tuesday. The police investigation is ongoing.”