Patriots star Devin McCourty loses newborn daughter

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Heartbreaking. Absolutely tragic. That’s what New England Patriots star defensive back Devin McCourty and his wife are dealing with right now.

McCourty took to social media on Saturday to announce the tragic passing of his newborn daughter. It’s a gripping post, one that tugs at the heartstrings in the worst possible way.


“I’ve seen and felt God in so many ways in this last week. 1st was holding my 3rd child Mia and telling her I love her and then telling her see you later…all in one day. 2nd has been leading such a strong and powerful woman @dr_yimac32…her strength has brought me to tears but also inspired me to be what God has called me to be. 3rd Gods love on earth has been shown to us by unbelievers friends and family who have checked on us daily, and hourly,” McCourty wrote.

There’s no words that can comfort McCourty and his wife, Michelle Powell. It’s a tragedy on a scope few can even imagine.

Mrs. Powell also took to social media to announce the death of the couple’s third child.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the McCourty family and the entire Patriots organization during these most difficult of times.