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Marlo Jones, youngest son of Lions WR Marvin Jones, dies suddenly

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Posted at 8:04 AM, Dec 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-29 08:04:37-05

(WXYZ) -- Marlo Jones, the youngest son of Detroit Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones, has died.

Marvin Jones shared the news Saturday night on his Instagram account.

The Lions also released a statement:

“Earlier today, we were informed by Marvin and Jazmyn Jones about the sudden passing of their youngest son, Marlo. The Detroit Lions fully support Marvin and Jazmyn during this extremely difficult time.

Marvin and Jazmyn embody the true meaning of family, and the example they set has made them an inspiration to so many in our community. We thank everyone for the outpouring of support.

On behalf of the Jones family, we ask that everyone respect the privacy of the matter at this time.”