Colts Owner Jim Irsay Was Found Unresponsive In His Bathroom After Suspected Overdose, Police Say: REPORT

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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was found unresponsive and blue after a suspected overdose in December, police said, according to TMZ Sports.

Irsay was found in his bed cold to the touch, gasping for air and unresponsive, Indiana police said, according to TMZ.

Carmel Police were dispatched to Irsay’s home Dec. 8 at around 4:30 a.m. after somebody found him unconscious and blue on his bathroom floor, according to police documents obtained by TMZ.

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – OCTOBER 30: Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay looks on during halftime of a game against the Washington Commanders at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 30, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images)

Police said they reportedly attempted to wake him, unsuccessfully, with a sternum rub. After, police said they deployed Narcan, to which Irsay “responded slightly,” according to TMZ. (RELATED: ‘We’ll Be Ok’: Buccaneers Head Coach Embarrasses Reporter After Question On Weather)

Police said a caretaker provided a list of medications Irsay was taking, but also added “at this time, it is unknown what Mr. Irsay had ingested prior to our arrival,” according to TMZ.

PITTSBURGH, PA – OCTOBER 26: Owner Jim Irsay of the Indianapolis Colts looks on during warmups prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on October 26, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The Colts owner has a history of drug and alcohol abuse, previously telling HBO Sports he’s battled addiction for years, revealing he had placed himself in rehab. Irsay also told Andrea Kremer he had overdosed before while trying to detox.

The Colts released a statement saying Irsay was recovering from a respiratory illness.