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James died of brain injuries from fall

Updated: April 5, 2010, 8:44 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- An autopsy showed Notre Dame recruit Matt James died of brain injuries when he fell off a fifth-floor balcony Friday night.

Whit Majors, an examiner with the medical examiner's office, said Monday it would take up to three months to get toxicology tests completed that would show James' blood-alcohol content.

Police say the 6-foot-6, 290-pound offensive lineman was drunk and acting belligerent when he fell Friday night as he leaned over a fifth-floor railing ...

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