Dungy's son's death ruled a suicide

2/17/2006 - Indianapolis Colts

LUTZ, Fla. -- The death of the 18-year-old son of
Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy has been ruled a suicide, a
medical examiner said Friday.
James Dungy hanged himself from a bedroom ceiling fan with a
leather belt, Dr. Jacqueline Lee of the Hillsborough County Medical
Examiner's Office wrote in her final autopsy report.
Authorities had ruled out foul play in December, but toxicology
results were pending. Those tests were negative, except for
caffeine and medication paramedics used in attempts to resuscitate
the teen, Lee said.
Dungy was found by his girlfriend on Dec. 22, less
than a half-hour after last being seen alive, according to the
medical examiner's office. The teen's girlfriend called paramedics,
who attempted to resuscitate him. He was pronounced dead at a Tampa
James Dungy had been taking extension classes at the University
of South Florida, authorities said.
Tony Dungy coached the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1996 to 2001.