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Former Westchester HS Football Player, 20, Found Dead

John DeFonce
John DeFonce Photo Credit: Contributed

HARRISON, N.Y. -- John DeFonce, a former football player at Harrison High School, has died, according to a report by

DeFonce, who had been addicted to heroin as a result of taking prescription painkillers, was found dead Sunday at his parents' home, lohud reported.

The 20-year-old DeFonco had recently finished a program at St. Christopher's Inn in Garrison and was living in a White Plains halfway house, according to lohud.

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