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It’s with a heavy heart that I report Marion Barber III has passed away. 

The 38-year-old former running back for the Dallas Cowboys was found dead in his apartment on Wednesday (June 1). 

No further details are available at this time. 

The Dallas Cowboys released the following statement: 

We are heartbroken by the tragic death of Marion Barber III. 

Marion was an old-school, hard-nosed football player who ran with the will to win every down. 

He had a passion for the game and love for his coaches and teammates. 

Our hearts go out to Marion’s family and friends during this difficult time. 

See the statement below. 

Our sincerest condolences to the Barber family and all who knew and loved Marion.

Source: NFL.com