Alabama Football: Brother Of Tide Player Found Dead

Jimmy RenoCorrespondent IAugust 7, 2009

Terrory Murphy, brother of Alabama defensive tackle Kerry Murphy, was found dead at 10:30 a.m. on August 6th, 2009.

Kerry Murphy received the news while in training camp yesterday and returned to Bessemer immediately to be with his family.

According to law enforcement reports, the death is being investigated as a homicide. It appears Murphy was shot, but the exact cause of death has yet to be determined.

In a statement released yesterday afternoon on, Alabama head coach Nick Saban gave the following thoughts:

"Kerry went home today and it is our intent to help and support him in any way possible as he spends time with his family. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kerry and his family during this difficult time,"