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Fiancee: Chris Henry Jumped

Loleini Tonga says she couldn't stop truck, was driving slowly

(Newser) - Loleini Tonga spoke out for the first time since fiancé Chris Henry died Dec. 16, telling ESPN the Cincinnati Bengals’ player jumped out of the back of her pickup truck. “I wasn’t going fast. Maybe he was scared because he saw someone calling the police,” Tonga says,... More »

Chris Henry's Fiancée: He Changed My Life

Family, teammates remember him at funeral

(Newser) - Chris Henry's friends and family bid him farewell today, less than a week after the 26-year-old NFL player died after falling out of a pickup truck. "People say I helped change his life," said his fiancée, Loleini Tonga. "No. He changed mine." Mourners clapped briefly... More »

Chris Henry 'Aggravated' Before Accident

Player 'bickered' with Loleini Tonga; seen beating on truck window

(Newser) - Chris Henry was “annoyed” and “aggravated” the night before his accident, as he planned and paid for his upcoming wedding to Loleini Tonga. A North Carolina wedding planning rep tells TMZ that, as the two discussed photography packages, Henry “bickered” with Tonga, asking her, “How much... More »

Chris Henry Made the Most of Second Chances

After years of ups and downs—mostly downs—Henry was on track

(Newser) - After years of drug- and alcohol-related incidents, five arrests, and multiple suspensions from football, Chris Henry’s life ended just when those troubles finally seemed to be over. Fianceé Loleini Tonga was the reason behind much of Henry’s recent happiness, Dashiell Bennett writes on Deadspin . Just hours before the... More »

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