Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Louis Murphy falls asleep, gets locked inside Flagler Museum

Door window damages total $1,000
Posted at 11:10 AM, Jul 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-07 17:35:30-04

A Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver, who admitted he had been drinking, had to break out of the Flagler Museum after falling asleep and getting locked inside over the weekend.

According to a Palm Beach police report, Louis Murphy, 29, a seven-year NFL veteran and former Florida Gator, was attending a wedding reception at the Flagler Museum on Whitehall Way.

Police said on July 2 just after 1 a.m. they were dispatched to the museum after receiving a report of a man locked inside.

When the officer arrived, a security guard said he found a man, identified as Murphy, locked in the courtyard.

Murphy said he went into the courtyard and fell asleep on the steps during the reception. When he woke up, everyone was gone and the doors were locked.

Murphy said he called his friend, who then called 911. Murphy stated he got nervous and broke the glass on one of the doors in order to unlock it.

The Flagler Museum facilities manager arrived at the scene to review the damage. The manager told police the damage would cost about $1,000 to fix.

Murphy and museum representatives agreed to work out the repair costs.  He is not facing any charges.



A photo posted by Louis Murphy Jr (@_one8_) on

A photo posted on Murphy's Instagram account from the wedding at the Flagler Museum.

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