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Tony Joiner is an American footballer and former NFL player from Florida. Here is everything to know about him.
Tony was accused of murdering his wife, Heyzel Obando, in 2016.
But he was arrested on June 8, 2019, after three years of him being suspected of the murder of his wife.
He played as the captain of the Florida Gators team in the NFL.
Learn about Tony Joiner Wikipedia
Tony Joiner does not have an official Wikipedia page.
Tony’s real name is Earl Antonio Joiner. Tony was born in 1986 in Florida, United States.
Tony is a professional football player who does not have a lot of details on his personal life.
Let’s learn about Joiner’s background as an athlete.
Joiner spent four years at the University of Florida from 2004 to 2007.
He helped the Gators to win the 2006 national championship and was team captain for his senior campaign.
Then, Joiner’s life took a turn with a shocking incident.
Tony Joiner Wife Heyzel Murder And Verdict Sentence
Tony Joiner was married to his wife Heyzel Obando.
Tony and Heyzel have two children together.
The two had a very toxic relationship and Heyzel claimed that she had been a victim of domestic abuse.
Sadly, Obando’s body was found in her apartment on Valentine’s Day 2016.
She had a gunshot wound inside her right eye.
Then, Tony found her body and reported it to the police. But the case remained unsolved due to a lack of evidence.
Although, Joiner served jail time due to the violation of the probation charge and was released on May 8, 2016.
The case remained unresolved for several years. And Obando’s mother was granted permanent guardianship of their children in 2017.
Then, the hunt for case took a turn when Oxygen’s “Cold Justice” tv show had their investigators explore the case.
Police worked with the television series and the Office of the State Attorney.
Joiner’s defense attorney criticized the involvement of TV series.
But eventually, Joiner was arrested and faced trial for second-degree murder on June 8, 2019.
Tony Joiner Children
Tony Joiner has two children with his late wife Heyzel.
There is no detailed information about their kids. And now the kids are taken care of by their grandmother.