|Footballer Gary Speed found dead at age 42 from suicide|
Speed died after committing suicide by hanging himself inside his home.
The football association released a statement to the press saying,
“The Football Association of Wales are sad to announce the death of the national team manager Gary Speed. We extend our sympathies and condolences to the family. We ask that everyone respects the family's privacy at this very sad time.”
Gary’s death came as a surprise to those who knew him and he is survived by his wife and two sons. The incident has been turned over to the coroner’s office for further investigation.
Gary Speed had just appeared on the BBC's Football Focus show on Saturday night – less than 24 hours before taking his own life.
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