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Agent: Before her death, golfer Erica Blasberg had bags packed for tournament [Updated]

May 11, 2010 | 12:52 pm

Blasberg_400 LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg had her bags packed for a tournament in Alabama when she died Sunday in her home in suburban Henderson, Nev., her agent, Chase Callahan, said Tuesday.

Police haven't given any indication of how the 25-year-old Southern California native died. It could be four to six weeks before the investigation by police and the Clark County coroner is finished, officials said.

[Updated at 1:37 p.m.: "Police haven't given her family or me any indication of anything," said Callahan, who added that Blasberg's father was also her golf coach.

"For Mr. and Mrs. Blasberg, her taking her own life is not something that's in the details that they know right now. This is someone whose career was as important to her as her family."

Blasberg was found dead about 3 p.m. Sunday after police responded to a 911 call from her house. Police spokesman Keith Paul on Tuesday declined again to say who had called the police.

Callahan said he didn't know whether Blasberg had any visitors during the weekend.]

Callahan said Blasberg, who went to high school in Corona, was scheduled to fly Sunday to Mobile, Ala., and play Monday at the Bell Micro LPGA Classic.

A memorial service will be held May 19 at the Eagle Glen Golf Club in Corona, Callahan said.

-- Chuck Schilken

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

Photo: Erica Blasberg in May 2008. Credit: Kyle Auclair / Getty Images.

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