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Former UCLA Basketball Player Billy Knight Found Dead in Phoenix

This afternoon, the Orange County Register is reporting that the Phoenix Fire Department found Knight on a Phoenix roadway at 2:45 am Sunday and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time, the Maricopa County Medical Examiner has not yet released a cause of death.

News of Knight's death first broke this morning on Twitter when there were several reports which make it sound like an apparent suicide.

Former Bruins basketball player Lorenzo Mata-Real was first to share the news of Knight’s death.

Sad. Sad. Sad. Rest Easy Billy Knight.