Wife of Arizona Diamondbacks Pitcher Scott Schoeneweis Found Dead in Fountain Hills

Gabrielle Dawn Schoeneweis, the wife of Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Scott Schoeneweis, was found dead in her Fountain Hills home. She was 39. According to an Associated Press report, Ms. Schoeneweis' teenage daughter found her mother unresponsive on the floor of the master bedroom, and called police.

A cause of death has not been determined. Arizona Diamondbacks President Derrick Hall released a statement saying, "This is a tragedy for the Schoeneweis family who we naturally consider members of our family. We are here to support Scott in any way during this traumatic period in his life."

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