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Former European pro basketball player found dead in Bloomingdale

Police are seeking the public’s help in solving the murder of a former Eurpoean professional basketball player who was found shot to death Monday in Bloomingdale.

Nate J. Fox, 37, was found at 9:37 p.m. in the 200 block of Tamarack Lane, according to the Bloomingdale Police Department.

Fox was taken to Glen Oaks Medical Center in Glendale Heights, where he was pronounced dead. He was driving a maroon 2013 Jaguar XJ, police said.

Fox played 13 seasons of professional basketball in Europe and graduated from Plainfield High School.

Prior to his pro career, Fox received a scholarship to play basketball at Boston College. He transferred to the University of Maine, from which he graduated with a degree in communications, according to his obituary.

He finished his career by winning the Belgian Basketball Cup, a top national competition in Belgium.

Anyone with information regarding Fox’s death was asked to call the Bloomingdale Police at (630) 529-9868.