One-time Cowboys player dies in federal prison in Leavenworth, Kansas

One-time Cowboys defensive tackle found dead in the federal prison in Leavenworth, Kansas
One-time Cowboys defensive tackle found dead in the federal prison in Leavenworth, Kansas Photo credit Photography By Tonelson/GettyImages

A one-time Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle has been found dead in a Kansas federal prison where he's been locked up on a weapons charge.

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Saousoalii "Junior" Siavii played for the Cowboys in 2009 and had eleven tackles.

In 2019, after being out of football for nearly a decade, he was arrested on a charge of being an unlawful drug user in possession of firearms.

He was found dead in the federal penitentiary in Leavenworth. Siavii was 43.

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