NBA fans and members of the basketball league family are mourning the loss of referee Troy Raymond, who committed suicide in his New Orleans hotel room last week just hours after police found his wife, Leslie, dead in their Texas home.

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Mystery surrounds the tragedy, because Raymond was a person of interest in his wife’s death, according to The police have ruled Leslie’s death a homicide by asphyxiation from strangulation.

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As police began to dig into the couple’s past, they’re uncovering that martial problems were present. Leslie asked for a divorce and Raymond began having problems at work; he wasn’t rehired to referee games in the 2011-2012 NBA season.

What’s next? At this point, police have more questions than answers.


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