Deputies: Brother of NFL player found dead in North Carolina


RALEIGH, NC (AP) — Authorities say the brother of a Chicago Bears player was found dead at a North Carolina electrical substation.

Wake County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Eric Curry says Tyrell Antar Cohen is believed to have died by electrocution while trying to climb power equipment.

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He’s the brother of running back Tarik Cohen.

The News & Observer reports that Curry said Tyrell Cohen fled the scene of a car accident in Raleigh early Saturday morning.

Police couldn’t find him but started looking again when his family filed a missing-person report.

Curry says the employee of a Duke Energy substation in Raleigh found the body Sunday morning.

Authorities say they don’t suspect foul.