Monday, September 27, 2010

Kenny McKinley remembered in his home town

Kenny McKinley/Courtesy: Zimbio/Getty Images
Denver Broncos Wide Receiver Kenny McKinley, who killed himself last week at the age of 23, was remembered in his hometown of Austell, Georgia this morning.

Friends, teammates, coaches and others gathered to pay their final respects to McKinley who according to reports had been very upset at the thought of not being successful in the NFL. McKinley had starred at South Cobb High School and the University of South Carolina before being drafted by the Broncos in 2009.

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There really isn't much else that we can add here. The incident is just a reminder of many things including recognizing potential signs of depression. It's a horrible thought that a 23-year old with so much ahead of him, didn't realize that.

Here is the TV version of today's events. Jerry Carnes had the duty this morning for WXIA-TV:

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