TMZ obtained two 911 calls from two drivers that called the emergency service after spotting Chris Henry.
A female caller said she saw a yellow F150 with a black man “beating on the back of the truck”
“It’s got a Black man on it with no shirt on and he’s got his arm in a cast, he’s got some black pants on, he’s beating on the back of the truck window. …it’s turning onto Oakdale Road off of Oak Drive.”
Moments later a male caller dials 911 to say, “He is laying in the road.”
“He looks dead. There’s no movement… He’s definitely unconscious. He’s not awake. He looks like mid-twenties, black male.”
The 26-year-old Cincinnati Bengals receiver passed away this morning at 6:30 a.m. due to injuries that he sustained after falling off the back of a pick up truck, driven by his fiancee Loleini Tonga, last night. Police were called to the 26-year-old NFL star’s home and officials questioned and released Tonga. They are still investigating what happened between the two.
A police report read, “The domestic situation continued between the operator and Mr. Henry.’ Henry ‘came out of the back of the vehicle” about half a mile from the house, it said,'” CNN noted.
According to the Daily News, In October, the Cincinnati Enquirer printed a quote from Henry commenting on his fiancee’s support:
“She’s been a big help,” Henry said. “She’s been right here with me and going through things and helping out on my side. … She has my back with everything I’ve needed.”
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