His cause of death will ultimately be determined by the Maricopa County Medical Examiner. The alleged crime occurred April 1, 2017.
Knight was found by fire officials along a Phoenix roadway at approximately 2:45am, local police confirmed in a statement.
Knight, who played for the Bruins from 1997 to 2002, posted a cryptic YouTube video early Sunday, saying in it, "This is probably my last message on earth". "I just feel like I don't belong here on Earth", Knight said in the video, his voice breaking.More news: Iran warns India of curtailing special privileges if oil imports reduced
Knight's death marks the second of an ex-Bruin player this week. "I isolated myself from my friends, and that's not something you should do".
Honeycutt died after a police standoff in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Knight averaged 14.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game in his senior season for the Bruins before a brief worldwide basketball stint in Japan.
Court documents showed that William "Billy" Price Knight, a former UCLA basketball player and basketball operations assistant for the Northern Arizona Suns, was arrested in Tempe on June 13 on two counts of sexual conduct with a minor, two counts of sexual abuse and two counts of child molestation. I was a taker. If this happens, you probably have a mental illness. Life is not a game.More news: Ivan Perisic hails 'dream' goal as Croatia reach final
Knight continues, "I just ask God for forgiveness for all the wrong I've done". He wasn't chosen in 2002 NBA Draft but played professionally in France and Japan.
The outlet also says that in the weeks leading up to his death, Knight was arrested and charged with six felonies for sexual encounters involving a girl under 15. Honeycutt's death is now being investigated as a suicide. But he said he left "some things" for him, saying it's not much, but it's what he had left.More news: Babies who eat solid foods earlier sleep better, study finds