ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - (12/29/19) - The son of Detroit Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones has died.
The Lions announced the death of Jones' son, Marlo, in a statement Saturday night, and Jones posted a message about it on Instagram.
Jones said in his social media post: “Rest peacefully our sweet baby boy. You have gained your wings.”
A team spokesman said Marlo was about 6 months old. The Lions said they were informed Saturday by Marvin and Jazmyn Jones about their son's sudden death. The Lions finish their season with a home game Sunday against Green Bay.
Jones went on injured reserve earlier this month.
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