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Cunningham's son drowns in hot tub

Posted by: under Vikings, Ex-Vikings Updated: June 30, 2010 - 8:44 AM

Some terribly sad news to pass along. The 2-year-old son of former Vikings quarterback Randall Cunningham drowned in the family's hot tub, according to this Las Vegas Review-Journal story.

According to thr story, Christian Cunningham was found floating in the hot tub in the backyard of the family's home in Las Vegas. Christian would have turned 3 in December. 

Cunningham became an ordained minister after retiring from football and is paster of Remnant Ministries in Las Vegas. The story said Cunningham performs baptisms in the hot tub at his home.

Christian was found by a woman at Cunningham's home. Several other children also were present. She began performing CPR until parademics arrived and took Christian to a local hospital where he died. 

We send our deepest condolences to the Cunningham family. 

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