BREAKING: Former NFL Champion and Arkansas Senator Chief of Staff Dies at 32

Former National Football League player Mitch Petrus, who won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, has died at 32, according to the Associated Press.

Petrus died of heat stroke in Little Rock, Arkansas, according to officials. He had been working at his family’s shop in weather that felt like over 100 degrees outside, according to the heat index.

Petrus was drafted by the New York Giants in 2010 and played in 11 games his rookie year, before being part of the Super Bowl champion Giants in the following season.

He went played one more year for the Giants before playing with the New England Patriots and Tennessee Titans.

He retired from football in 2013, returning to Arkansas and starting a broadcasting career. He later served as chief of staff for Republican state senator Dismang, when Dismang was the Senate president.

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