3-year-old daughter of ex-NFL running back Reno Mahe dies
Philadelphia Eagles running back Reno Mahe, right, pulls away from a tackle-attempt by Baltimore Ravens' Jarret Johnson during the first quarter of their pre-season football game in Baltimore on Aug. 17, 2006. (Chris Gardner/AP)
The Associated Press
Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016 9:56AM EST
SALT LAKE CITY -- The 3-year-old daughter of former NFL running back and current Brigham Young University assistant coach Reno Mahe has died a week after she was found tangled in a mini blind with cords wrapped around her neck.
Mahe and his wife, Sunny, announced daughter Elsie's death Tuesday on social media . The announcement says the girl had two neurological exams and both tested positive for brain death. It says she died Tuesday evening. A family spokesman confirmed the girl's death on Twitter .
The accident happened in the Mahes' Utah home on Nov. 22.
The Mahes say they worked to have Elsie's organs donated.
Reno Mahe played five seasons in the NFL for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2003 to 2007. He coaches running backs at BYU.