Former UCLA player Billy Knight found dead

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Although Knight's specific cause of death is unclear, he refers to mental illness in his video. The alleged crime occurred April 1, 2017.

A former assistant with the Phoenix Suns' organization who was found dead in Phoenix over the weekend was arrested last month for allegedly molesting his ex-girlfriend's 9-year-old daughter.

Knight was found by fire officials along a Phoenix roadway at approximately 2:45am, local police confirmed in a statement. The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's office determined Knight's death to be a suicide as the result of "multiple blunt force injuries".

In an emotional video titled "I am Sorry Lord", Knight detailed the distress he felt before his death. "I isolated myself from my friends, and that's not something you should do", the former basketball player said in his recorded YouTube video.

Knight played for UCLA from 1998-2002 and went on to have stints as a professional player in France and Japan.

Knight, who was facing six felonies, apparently chose to end his life instead. If this happens, you probably have a mental illness.

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Former Phoenix Suns head coach and UCLA teammate Earl Watson posted a video clip on Instagram of him and Knight laughing in a vehicle.

He said he heard voices and didn't know where they came from.

Knight was found dead in the early hours of July 8, not long after he posted a video online saying his "time is up". Life is not a game. He would go undrafted by the National Basketball Association, but played until 2016 for various teams around the world in countries like France and Japan.

Former coach and family friend Bort Escoto says he had grown increasingly concerned about Honeycutt's wellbeing before his passing. Speaking to the Los Angeles Daily news, Escoto said that "Honeycutt had been going through some things." .

TMZ was the first to report the news.

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