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Scientists will study brain of former NFL player who police say killed five people then took his own life

The brain of a former NFL player who police said shot and killed five people before taking his own life will be studied by researchers at Boston University, officials said Friday.
Scientists will study brain of former NFL player who police say killed five people then took his own life
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Former NFL Player Phillip Adams Had Medication Taken Away, Possibly Suffering From CTE Prior to Killing 5 People

On Thursday, we reported that ex-NFL player Phillip Adams took his own life after allegedly gunning down five others, including respected South Carolina doctor Robert Lesslie. As the surviving families struggle for answers, details are slowly trickling out that might explain why Adams resorted to such a shocking display of violence.

1 month ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Ex-NFL player's brain to be probed for trauma-related harm

The brain of Phillip Adams -- the former NFL player who killed a South Carolina physician, three family members and a repairman before fatally shooting himself -- will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes and has been shown to cause violent mood swings and other cognitive disorders, according to the local coroner.

1 month ago|Toronto, Canada
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Report: Ex-NFL player’s brain probed for trauma-related harm

The brain of Phillip Adams - the former NFL player who killed a South Carolina physician, three family members and a repairman before fatally shooting himself - will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes and has been shown to cause violent mood swings and other cognitive disorders, according to a news report.

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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Report: Brain of mass shooting suspect, ex-NFL player Phillip Adams to be tested for CTE

The York County coroner said that the brain of former NFL player Phillip Adams, the suspect in the Rock Hill shooting, will be tested for CTE.

1 month ago|United States
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Brain Of Former Patriots Player Phillip Adams To Be Probed For Trauma-Related Harm

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The brain of Phillip Adams — the former NFL player who killed a South Carolina physician, three family members and a repairman before fatally shooting himself — will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes and has been shown to cause violent mood swings and other cognitive disorders, according to the local coroner.York County Coroner Sabrina Gast said in a statement issued on Friday t…

1 month ago|United States
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Scientists will study brain of former NFL player who police say killed five people then took his own life

Former NFL player Phillip Adams shot six people -- killing five, including a prominent doctor, his wife and their two young grandchildren -- at the physician's South Carolina home Wednesday before killing himself in his own family's home nearby, authorities said.

1 month ago|Atlanta, United States
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Report: Ex-NFL player's brain probed for trauma-related harm

The brain of the former NFL player who killed five people in South Carolina before fatally shooting himself will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes

1 month ago|United States
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Phillip Adams’ sister reveals brother’s mental health breakdown

‘You could just tell that something was off,’ sister Lauren Adams said

1 month ago|London, United Kingdom
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Brain of ex-NFL player who killed 5 in South Carolina to be tested for trauma

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, has been found in former football players who have been subjected to repeated head trauma.

1 month ago|New York, United States
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Ex-NFL player's brain to be probed for trauma-related harm

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The brain of Phillip Adams — the former NFL player who killed a South Carolina physician, three family members and a repairman before fatally shooting himself — will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes and has been shown to cause violent mood swings and other cognitive disorders, according to the local coroner.York County Coroner Sabrina Gast said in a statement issued on Friday that s…

1 month ago|Toronto, Canada
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