Father of Celtics rookie Waters found dead in motel

Father of Celtics rookie Waters found dead

Father of Celtics rookie Waters found dead

Police in CT say the father of Boston Celtics rookie Tremont Waters has been found dead in a motel room and the death has been ruled a suicide. Boone said that the "circumstances of his death are unclear at this time".

Authorities are investigating the untimely death and it is considered to be an active case.

West Haven Fire Department paramedics responded to a report of an injured or sick person shortly after noon ET and they pronounced him dead at the scene. He's been with the Celtics for the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas and played in Thursday's game against Memphis.

Edward Waters Jr.'s death was confirmed to be a suicide, the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Friday.

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#BREAKING It is with sadness that I must report the father of newly drafted.@NBA.@celtics player #TremontWaters, Mr. Ed Waters, was found dead Thurs in #WestHaven.

Tremont Waters and the Boston Celtics family are in mourning.

Waters attended LSU from 2017-2019 before entering the NBA Draft after this past season.

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