Steroids Dealer David Jacobs Found Dead in His Plano Home, Giving Birth to Conspiracy Theories
For those thinking there's something mighty, mighty suspicious about convicted steroids dealer David Jacobs being found dead in his Plano home today of apparent gunshot wounds, along with a 30-year-old bodybuilder named Amanda Jo Earhart-Savell, you are not alone. Over on Grits for Breakfast, Scott Henson points out a very similar incident involving a steroids dealer who, like Jacobs, was in the process of naming names -- in this case, New York police officers to whom this dealer dealt -- when he too was found shot to death in a case curiously ruled a suicide.
Jacobs, of course, said he was selling to NFL players -- among them, he repeatedly claimed, former Dallas Cowboy Matt Lehr, whose attorney, former U.S. Attorney Paul Coggins, has vehemently denied the allegations of steroids use by his client. --Robert Wilonsky
Update: A simple Google search brought up Earheart-Savell's MySpace page, along with an obituary: "Our Angel Amanda is with her Father in Heaven." A larger photo of Earheart-Savell can be found here, snapped during a bodybuilding competition. And there are many videos of Earheart-Savell available on YouTube, including this one of her working out.