Terry Newton, British professional rugby player, was found dead this weekend. Newton gave positive results in a drug test, he used a human growth hormone to revitalize his body, which is why he was banned from the Rugby Football League for two years.
According to a police statement, the 31-year-old rugby player posted on his facebook page “I love you all but this is the end,” apparently he committed suicide by hanging himself in his garage.
“There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death,” a spokesman for the Greater Manchester Police said on Monday.
During his career, Newton played for the Leeds Rhinos, Bradford Bulls and Wigan Warriors. The rubgy player also wrote an autobiography “Come clean” where he admitted using growth hormones.
“We are deeply shocked and saddened by the news of Terry’s untimely death,” Rugby Football League Chairman Richard Lewis said.
After this tragedy, fans created a Facebook page: Terry Newton R.I.P. in memory of the rugby player.