3:21 PM Pacific Time -Foster was initially arrested around midnight on December 4… after the police said he led the police in a frantic hunt.
Director of the Reform Public Security Bureau Richard Black Tell TMZ Sports …A police officer timed Foster and drove at 92 mph in the 45 mph area-but when the police tried to stop Foster, Blake said the former football player Took off.
According to Black, Foster avoided the police for about 8 miles and drove into the nearby town of Godot… Black said that the police eventually deployed spikes there to slow him down.
Black said Foster was eventually detained there-even though Black said he was “uncooperative” and added that the police did have to throw him to the ground in order to handcuff him.
Black said Foster was sent to a county jail on Saturday-but he said it is unclear what happened to the former New Orleans Saints defensive winger after he arrived.
1:22 p.m. Pacific Time ——Alabama law enforcement officer told TMZ Sports … Foster did indeed die on December 6th while in custody. They added that the investigation is ongoing and there is currently “no further information.”
Former NFL defensive winger Glen Foster -According to reports, he recorded three sacks for the New Orleans Saints in 2013-According to reports, he died just two days after being arrested in Alabama.
He was 31 years old that year.
According to forensic officials in Pickens County, he died on December 6. NoranetAlthough the spokesperson would not disclose the specific circumstances of the cause of death, he said that an investigation is currently underway.
Prison records show that Foster was arrested and arrested on December 4th on charges of reckless harm, resisting arrest and attempting to escape. Records show that he was later re-registered on December 5 for simple assault and robbery charges.
It is not clear whether Foster was still in police custody at the time of his death-we have contacted the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office for comment, but it said the Alabama Bureau of Investigation is processing an investigation.
Multiple attempts to contact the spokesperson of the Alabama SBI were unsuccessful.
Foster-starring for the university. Illinois-Signed with the Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2013, played for the team for two seasons, and scored 8 tackles in 17 games.
He retired from the league in 2016.
Former Saints teammate of Foster, current New Orleans star Tyron Armstead, Commented on the news on Tuesday-said on his Twitter page, “I really can’t find the right words to express. Rest in peace Glenn Foster, you will miss your brother!”
Originally posted-12:55 PM Pacific Time