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Kenny McKinley: Denver Broncos receiver's apparent suicide puts football in perspective

The subject line of the release sent out by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office a little after 8 p.m. last night reads: "Apparent Suicide Investigation."

The name on the form: Kendrick LeJeff McKinley. No mention that the victim, known as Kenny McKinley, was a member of the Denver Broncos.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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