Former Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair was shot multiple times, including once in the head, and a pistol was discovered near the body of the 20-year-old woman found dead with him Saturday in a Nashville condominium.
Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron identified the woman as Sahel Kazemi, whom he called a "friend" of McNair's. She had a single gunshot wound to the head.
Police said 36-year-old McNair was found on the sofa in the living room, and Kazemi was nearby on the floor. Aaron said the gun was not "readily apparent" when police first arrived.
Aaron said the former NFL star’s wife, Mechelle, is "very distraught."
The bodies were discovered Saturday afternoon by McNair's longtime friend Wayne Neeley, who rents the condo with McNair.
Autopsies are planned for today.