WWE Wrestler Chris Benoit and Family Found Dead In Their Home

June 25, 2007

WWE Superstar Chris Benoit, his wife Nancy, and 7 year old son Daniel were found dead in their Atlanta home today. Their deaths are being investigated as possibly a suicide and double homicide, ABC News reported. WWE issued the following statement on their website:

“Chris was beloved among his fellow superstars, and was a favorite among WWE fans for his unbelievable athleticism and wrestling ability. He always took great pride in his performance, and always showed respect for the business he loved, for his peers and toward his fans. This is a terrible tragedy and an unbearable loss. WWE extends its sincere condolences and prayers to the Benoit family and loved ones in this time of tragedy.”

Normal programming for tonight has been scrapped and WWE is airing a three hour tribute to the late wrestler.

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