Charlie Haeger was an American professional baseball player and was one of the few knuckleball pitchers in MLB. He had played for Chicago White Sox, San Diego Padres, and Los Angeles Dodgers. Charlie had made headlines after allegations of him murdering his ex-girlfriend spread like wildfire. Two days later, Charlie Haeger reportedly committed suicide at Grand Canyon.
Who is Charlie Haeger, and did he really kill his ex-girlfriend? Learn more on Charlie Haeger and get to know more on him, including his cause of death, ex-girlfriend, net worth, and much more.
Cause of Death: What Happened to Charlie Haeger?
Charlie Haeger was found dead on October 3, 2020, at the Grand Canyon. The officials discovered his body at about 4 pm on a trail along the Grand Canyon’s south rim in northern Arizona. He was found with a self-inflicted gunshot, and police suspect that he might have taken his own life.
Nonetheless, the Police were seeking Charlie on suspicion of murder and aggravated assault in the fatal shooting of Danielle Breed, Charlie’s ex-girlfriend. Danielle was murdered on October 2, 2020, in her bedroom. A witness on the crime scene shared that he saw Charles Haeger exit the victim’s bedroom with a handgun and pointed it at the roommate. However, he managed to escape the residence and called 9-1-1.
Was Charlie Haeger Dating or Married?
Charlie was in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend Danielle Breed. She was the owner of The Tipsy Coyote Bar and Grill in Scottsdale. However, after the couple broke up a few months ago, Charlie staked her. His ex-girlfriend wanted to get a restraining order.
Likewise, Danielle’s mother shared,
“… He broke a lot of people. He shattered a lot of people today and he knows that. He knows that he knows how close our family was. He used to come to the family gatherings.”
She later added that Danielle wanted to “get a restraining order against Haeger for cyberstalking her.”
“He was calling here and asking to you know get back together and she’s like ‘no, no, no, no, no, no,’”
What is Charlie Haeger’s Net Worth?
After the Chicago White Sox selected him in the 25th round of the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft, Charlie had started his career and made his debut with the AZL White Sox. He made his major league debut in 2006. Later, he played for San Diego Padres in 2008 and made four appearances for the team.
In 2009, Charlie signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers and was assigned to the AAA Albuquereuq Isotopes and later earned a spot on the Pacific Coast League All-Star team. In 2010, he signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners and was released on July 15. During his finals career years, he signed with Boston Red Sox in 2011. He also served as a pitching coach for Madonna University in 2014 and was a minor league coordinator for the Tampa Bay Rays organization from 2016-2018. Before his death, Charlie Haeger’s net worth was estimated to be around $500k.
Charlie Haeger Wiki-Bio
Charles Wallis Haeger was born on 19th September 1983 in Livonia, Michigan, and was 37 years old at his death. There is not much information on his parents and early life. He attended Detroit Catholic Central High School and was named as a senior in 2001. Charlie was the winning pitcher in the State Championship game as a sophomore.
Charlie held American nationality and came from White ethnicity. He had a height of 6 feet.