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Alcohol Poisoning May Be To Blame For Death Of Thousand Oaks High Football Player

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THOUSAND OAKS (CBS) — A backup quarterback for Thousand Oaks High School and son of a former NFL star has been found dead and alcohol poisoning may be to blame.

Griffen Kramer, 18, was found dead Sunday morning at a friend’s home in Agoura Hills, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials said.

Officials say the exact cause of death has yet to be determined and there is no indication of foul play. The coroner’s office has not completed its investigation into Kramer’s death.

Thousand Oaks High School released a statement Monday stating, “initial indications suggest his passing was due to alcohol poisoning,” KNX 1070’s Vytas Safroncikas reports.

Sheriff’s officials also said that Kramer may have had a pre-existing medical condition at the time of his death.

Kramer is the son of Erik Kramer who played in the NFL from 1987-99.

Kramer was a senior at Thousand Oaks High. The school is providing grief counselors for students and staff.

No plans have been released for his funeral.

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