Carrollton Creekview football player died of heroin overdose

Playing for Kiet

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Creekview Mustangs senior linebacker Kiet Nguyen died unexpectedly on September 14.

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Posted on October 15, 2012 at 3:28 PM

Updated Monday, Oct 15 at 3:57 PM

CARROLLTON -- Kiet Nguyen, a Carrollton Creekview football player who was found dead in his room in September, died of a heroin overdose according to a report from the Tarrant County Medical Examiner.

The report said Nguyen's death was caused by accidental acute heroin intoxication.

Hundreds attended a vigil held for Nguyen after his death and the Creekview Mustangs dedicated their win that week to the senior linebacker, who was also active in track at the school.

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