Ex NBA player, Charles Shackleford is dead. The cause of the death of the 50-years-old player is yet to be ascertained as doctors are carrying out the autopsy.

The body of the decease was found in his home in Kinston North Carolina yesterday. Though the spokesperson for Kinston Police Department, Mr Wood Spencer has disclosed that there is an on going investigation to find out the possible cause of his death.

However, the sister has told the media that his brother had a problem with prescription drugs.

Recall that the decease has at one time had issues with the police after he was arrested for selling prescription drug.