Marion Barber III has passed away at the age of 38.
The former Cowboys and Bears RB was found dead in his apartment per for Forth Worth Star Telegraph.
Former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber was found dead in his apartment by Frisco police on Wednesday, per multiple sources. The cause of his death is unknown. According police spokesperson said Joshua Lovell, “Frisco Police responded to a welfare concern at an apartment believed to be leased by Marion Barber. Frisco Police along with the Collin County Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating an unattended death at the location.”
Barber III has struggled since leaving the NFL.
Marion Barber III — former Dallas Cowboys running back — was arrested in Texas yesterday … TMZ Sports has confirmed.
According to police records, Barber was arrested just after 8PM on Sunday night — and he’s being held for “mental detention and observation.”
Police tell TMZ Sports Barber was taken into custody at his home. However, sources tell us the incident for which Barber was arrested occurred at a nearby church.
“As I watch this video and me knowing exactly how Marion Barber life is going right now today is why I built @personalcorner …. I can’t even enjoy it because he’s down and out bad…we are just a stat and moments to most people…” Bryant said, via Twitter.
The video clip, it shows some of Babers best highlights with a comparison to Marshawn Lynch.
The last news story about Barber was an arrest in 2019.
Former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber has been arrested in Texas on criminal mischief charges, jail records show.
Barber, 36, was taken into custody on Wednesday by Prosper police in connection to a July 2018 incident. He was released later in the day after posting $2,010 bond, Denton County jail records show.
Barber III’s cause of death is unknown at the moment, but the cops don’t suspect foul play and that often means suicide.
Flip the pages for some Barber’s amazing highlights.