HOUSTON – A former Cinco Ranch High School Football player has been arrested in connection with the homicide of Rice University football player Blain Padget.
Stuart “Mooch” Mouchantaf, 25, a former Rice University football player, has been charged with delivery of a controlled substance resulting in death. Mouchantaf faces five to 99 years in prison if convicted of the 2nd-degree felony.
Mouchantaf is accused of giving a pill to Padgett. The medical examiner says the pill killed Padget. His body was found inside his bedroom by teammates on March 2, 2018.
Padgett, 21, died in his sleep due to toxic effects of carfentanil according to the Harris County Medical Examiner.