Father of Celtics rookie Tremont Waters found dead in motel

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say the father of Boston Celtics rookie Tremont Waters has been found dead in a motel room.

West Haven police have labeled the death of 49-year-old Ed Waters as “untimely” and are investigating.

Police say Waters was found dead at the Super 8 Motel just after noon on Thursday.

Phone and email messages seeking comment were left Friday with the Celtics.

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Tremont Waters, who starred at Note Dame High School in West Haven, was drafted by Boston in the second round out of LSU.

He signed a two-way contract with the team earlier this week.

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