BREAKING: Body found of former pro wrestler after swimming accident
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Former WWE pro wrestler Shad Gaspard was found dead after going missing while swimming in Los Angeles with his son on Sunday. He was 39.
The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday that a body that was discovered near Venice Beach in the early morning of May 20 is Gaspard. His family has been notified of his death.
The article goes on to state the following:
Gaspard was swimming with his 10-year-old son, Aryeh, when they and several other swimmers were caught in a strong rip current near Venice Beach.
His son was saved, but Gaspard was swept out to sea.
#PierIC at 2:19AM @lacolifeguards @LACOFD @LAPDHQ respond to #VenicePier to a report of a body along the shoreline that matches the description of Sunday’s missing swimmer. Crews on-scene extricate from the water and transfer to @lacountymec pic.twitter.com/b5xYmCOBkj
— LACoFD Lifeguards (@LACoLifeguards) May 20, 2020
BREAKING: The search for missing former WWE star wrestler Shad Gaspard is over. Officials say his body washed ashore on Venice Beach. Gaspard was swept away by strong waves while swimming with his young son. Witnesses say Gaspard told lifeguards to save his son first. #RIPShad pic.twitter.com/6xXNHS31jZ
— Steve Kuzj (@SteveKuzj) May 20, 2020
“Wrestling Travel” recalled the time when Gaspard once took a gun off a man attempting to rob a gas station.
Shad Gaspard once took a gun off a man attempting to rob a gas station. He saved the life of his 10-year-old son before drowning. He was a hero in life and death.
A man we should all take inspiration from and who’s memory will live on forever 🙏❤️ pic.twitter.com/QDldQiw2r7
— Wrestling Travel (@WrestlingTravel) May 20, 2020
Another twitter user shared a video of an interview with Gaspard, describing how he disarmed the man with the gun at the gas station.
Shad Gaspard on the time he stopped an armed robbery.
— ً (@OfficialPLAYZ) May 20, 2020
#BreakingNews Investigators say a body, matching the description of the missing father, former WWE wrestling star Shad Gaspard, has washed ashore in Venice. He was swept away by a rip current while swimming with his 10 yr old son. Son was rescued by lifeguards. @NBCLA pic.twitter.com/JR2MpZzHah
— Daniella Guzman (@DaniellaNBCLA) May 20, 2020
Sad news this morning. Authorities say he was swimming with his 10-year-old son when they and several other swimmers were caught in a strong rip current near Venice Beach Sunday.https://t.co/znUV6kAmrx
— Brittney Cottingham (@bbcott) May 20, 2020
WWE is saddened to learn that former WWE Superstar Shad Gaspard has passed away at the age of 39. https://t.co/ngyuRpkjps
— WWE (@WWE) May 20, 2020
Shad Gaspard has been pronounced dead after his body was found washed ashore this morning. https://t.co/G80BA1658c
— Pro Wrestling Sheet (@WrestlingSheet) May 20, 2020
I join fans around the world as we remember Shad Gaspard as a beloved performer and a caring father. In absolutely tragic circumstances, please keep his loved ones in your thoughts. https://t.co/JibfmJJMcC
— Triple H (@TripleH) May 20, 2020
— OVW Wrestling (@ovwrestling) May 20, 2020
The body of former World Wrestling Entertainment pro Shad Gaspard was found on Los Angeles’ Venice Beach, where he was caught in a rip current last weekend, police said. https://t.co/bFPugqJaIX
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 20, 2020
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