Philadelphia Pennsylvania. A source close to the investigation told Philadelphia television station WPVI on Thursday morning Garrett Reid, 29, the son of Philadelphia Eagles head coachdied as a result of an accident heroin overdose.
Garrett was found dead in his dormitory room on August 5, 2012 at Lehigh University which is located in Easton Pennsylvania. Garett was working with the Philadelphia Eagles as an assistant strength and conditioning coach during training camp.
Garrett's addiction to heroin became public knowledge in 2007 when he admitted he was high on heroin when he ran past a red traffic light while driving his Jeep into another vehicle.
In 2007 Garrett told a judge "I don't want to die doing drugs. I don't want to be that kid who was the son of the head coach of the Eagles, who was a spoiled and on drugs and OD'ed and faded into oblivion."
Shortly after Garrett passed away, Andy admitted his son may have had a relapse. It is a shame that a person has a good life threw it away since he could not pin down his demons to drugs.
News sources WPVI-TV and Associated Press