Will Smith’s BAC Reportedly Nearly Triple Legal Limit on Night of Death

June 2, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On the evening of April 9 when he was shot and killed, former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.235, almost three times the legal limit of 0.08.   
Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reported the news Wednesday, citing a toxicology report that hasn't been released to the public. NOLA.com first reported the news, per Triplett.
Smith, 34, was fatally shot in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans.  
The Smith family's attorney, Peter Thomson, spoke to Triplett about the situation. Although he hadn't seen the toxicology results, he didn't believe those altered the events that led to his client's death, allegedly at the hands of Cardell Hayes:
Nothing that happened changes the fact or justifies the fact that [Hayes] crashed into the back of Will Smith's car, then shot his wife Racquel, who was just standing there, twice with a .45-caliber handgun, almost killing her.
And nothing changes the fact or justi...

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