UPDATE: Wayne State Police say no signs of apparent foul play were found at the scene. Also, preliminary autopsy results showed that neither drugs or alcohol were believed to be a factor in the cause of Key's death. Police say complete autopsy and toxicology results may take several weeks.
A talented student–athlete from Lincoln is found dead in his dorm room. Former Lincoln North Star athlete Eddie Key III was found dead in his dorm room at 7 p.m. Saturday.
The Wayne State Athletics web site listed the 18–year–old as a 6–foot–2, 270–pound freshman defensive end.
Key was a two–year starter for Lincoln North Star before heading to college.
It earned him second team All–Nebraska and Super State Honors as a senior.
He was also an All–Heartland Conference and All–City Selection as well.