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AVERY ATKINS FOUND DEAD IN CAR

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Looking for anything any reader's got on Avery Atkins news. The former Gator d-back was arrested for crack possession and possession of a concealed weapon earlier this week, with the story breaking on the 4th. That alone constitutes the last throes of a "tragic spiral" storyline we feared would happen with Atkins, a gifted athlete booted from Florida following a domestic violence charge last year.

Update:Tragedy is a more accurate a word than we initially thought, though: Atkins was found dead in his car earlier today, according to a source that's not just a message board. More details to follow...

12:27: Local6 in Daytona is reporting it now. Police are "not investigating the death as a homicide," which means suicide is a possibility. Atkins was 20.