"We've received some terrible news that former National defender and Ex-Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers player Jlloyd Samuel died in a car crash this morning in England," the soccer federation said on its official website.
The statement detailed that Samuel's body was "discovered burnt" after the crash, and extended the "deepest condolences" to the player's family.
After nine years with Aston, the defender spent a season on loan at Gillingham before joining Bolton Wanderers for four seasons.
In his years in the Premier League, Samuel played 240 games and scored two goals, and appeared in two games with his national team.
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