SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau was found dead from an apparent suicide at his home on Wednesday, the celebrity news website TMZ.com reported.

TMZ cited unnamed law enforcement sources as saying Seau, 43, a 12-time Pro Bowl player, appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.

(Reporting by Marty Graham and Alex Dobuzinskis; Writing by Steve Gorman; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)