Chicago Bears Defensive End Gaines Adams Dies

posted 2010-01-17 14:01:07 by MIKE

DEVELOPING: Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams died Sunday from cardiac arrest due to an enlarged heart, the Greenwood County coroner's office told Fox News.

The autopsy on Adams, 26, was performed in Anderson, S.C. The toxicology test will be performed by South Carolina's law enforcement division and results are expected to be returned in the next two to three months.

"We are stunned and saddened by the news of Gaines' passing," the team said in a statement Sunday. "Our prayers are with his family during this difficult time."