No one should ever lose their life over material objects. But former MLB player Pascual Peres was murdered during a home invasion while in the Dominican Republic. Perez, who was 55, isn’t the only star athlete to be murdered during a senseless robbery.

Here are five other athletes who were killed after thieves took things too far.

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