NAU football player found dead in Flagstaff home

July 8th, 2019 at 1:24 PM

Flagstaff Police have confirmed that Northern Arizona football player Malik Noshi 22 years old of Flagstaff was found dead in his home Sunday afternoon. A friend of Noshi found him unresponsive and attempted life-saving measures. Noshi was pronounced dead at 12:51 pm Sunday. Police say there are no signs of foul play, but that a full and thorough investigation is underway. Malik Noshi attended High School in Las Vegas before coming to NAU. STay with Flagscanner and for updates.

Statement from Mike Marlow, NAU Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics
Our NAU Athletics family received tragic news yesterday.  NAU football senior offensive lineman Malik Noshi was found deceased at his residence in Flagstaff yesterday morning.
The thoughts and prayers of the entire NAU Athletic Department family go out to Malik’s family, friends, teammates and coaches during this time of great sadness.  Coaches and support staff have been reaching out to our football family to ensure our student-athletes have the support they need. 
We are thankful for the resources available from NAU Counseling Services and the support of the entire NAU community during this difficult time. 

Malik Noshi (Photo: NAU)

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