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Woods' death being investigated as a suicide

Updated: April 28, 2005, 6:13 PM ET
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas -- Former University of Texas women's basketball player JoRuth Woods was found dead in her home in Cedar Hill. She was 25.

Woods was found by her mother Sunday afternoon and authorities are investigating the death as a suicide, Cedar Hill Police Sgt. Colin Chenault said Thursday.

Woods led Cedar Hill High School to the state tournament her junior and senior years before playing at Texas between 1997 and 2000. She averaged 9.8 points for Texas.

After college, she ...

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