Cullen Finnerty

Cullen Finnerty of the Denver Broncos poses for his 2008 NFL headshot. (credit: Getty Images)

Autopsy: QB Died From Pneumonia, Had Brain Disease

A former Division II college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during a fishing trip died of pneumonia caused by inhaling his vomit, after he became disoriented possibly because of painkillers combined with having a degenerative brain disease.

08/08/2013

Cullen Finnerty of the Denver Broncos poses for his 2008 NFL headshot. (credit: Getty Images)

Autopsy: QB Died From Pneumonia, Had Brain Disease

A former Division II college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during a fishing trip died of pneumonia caused by inhaling his vomit, after he became disoriented possibly because of painkillers combined with having a degenerative brain disease, according to an updated autopsy released Thursday.

08/08/2013

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