Fashanu took the bold decision to inform his club that he was a gay. He revealed his encounter with celebrities and MPs.
In 1998, Fashanu was charged with sexual assault in the USA and fled back to the UK.
A seventeen years old boy had accused him of sexual assault. He was charged and arrest warrant was issued for him.
He later committed suicide leaving a note which denied the charge against him.
According to his suicide note, he decided to take his life because he feared he would not get a fair trial because of his homosexuality. He suicide not stated that the sex was consensual.
Fashanu was found hanged in a deserted garage.
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