FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) _ Real-life tragedy in the world of
professional wrestling. W-W-E wrestler Chris Benoit, his wife and
son were found dead in their Georgia home today. Police say they're
investigating the deaths as a homicide.
A spokesman for the Fayette County Sheriff's Department says the
three were found at their home this afternoon. No other details.
Results of autopsies on Benoit, his wife, Nancy, and
seven-year-old son Daniel are expected tomorrow.
The 40-year-old Benoit was a former world heavyweight champion,
Intercontinental champion and held several tag-team titles over his
W-W-E issued a statement extending ``its sincerest thoughts and
prayers to the Benoit family's relatives and loved ones in this
time of tragedy.''
Benoit had been scheduled to perform at the ``Vengeance''
pay-per-view event Sunday night in Houston, but was replaced at the
last minute because of what announcer Jim Ross called ``personal
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