Autopsy: Former Andress high football player died of drug overdose

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 11:41pm

We're learning more about the death of a former El Paso high school football standout who was found dead in an El Paso hotel.

An autopsy report shows former Andress High School athlete Andre Jones died from a drug overdose.

Six different drugs were found in Jones' body. Among them cocaine, marijuana, and hydrocodone.

Jones' body was found on Valentine's Day in a central El Paso hotel room.

The report also says heart disease was a contributing factor in the 24 year-old's death.

Jones was one of the most highly-recruited defensive line prospects in the nation.


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