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Jon Richardson, son of Panthers owner, dies, sources say

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Jon Richardson, son of Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, passed away Tuesday morning, sources told WBTV.

Around 11 a.m., Medic received a call from the home of the 53-year-old. Richardson was pronounced dead at the scene, sources said.

Richardson had battled cancer over the years, but it is not clear if it contributed to his death.

Richardson was involved with the Panthers since Bank of American Stadium was constructed and opened in 1996. He resigned as Stadium President in 2009.

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