UPDATE x 3: TMZ reports that police in Plano Texas have launched a homicide investigation in the matter of Matt Osborne’s death. However, sources say that this is just a matter of following process and that everything thus far indicates an accidental death. As odd as it sounds, this is normal for the investigation to be labeled “homicide” at the beginning.
UPDATE x 2: TMZ.com has posted a story on the death of Matt “Doink the Clown” Borne. Numerous other media outlets are starting to pick up on the story as well and that will continue over the weekend. Here is the TMZ.com article:
Ex-WWE star Doink the Clown — a hugely popular wrestler in the ’90s — was found dead today in Texas.
Doink, real name Matt Osborne, was known for pulling pranks on the other wrestlers … all while decked out in full greasepaint and a green wig.
Details about Doink’s death are unclear at this point — but his girlfriend reportedly found him dead in her home … where he’d been staying lately.
After leaving the W