James Hardy

Former Ravens wide receiver James Hardy found dead in river near hometown

Former Ravens wide receiver James Hardy found dead in river near hometown

Former Ravens wide receiver James Hardy was found dead in a river near his Indiana hometown Wednesday, officials said Thursday. He was 31.

Police and fire rescue crews were called to the Maumee River after a water-filtration worker noticed a body tangled in a logjam on the north side of Fort Wayne's Hosey Dam.

The coroner’s office has not yet determined the cause and manner of Hardy's death. According to Fort Wayne's NBC, his family had reported him missing weeks ago.

A Fort Wayne native who...

72°