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As noted earlier this evening here on the website, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department has confirmed that Reid Flair, the 25-year-old son of legendary wrestler Ric Flair, was found dead Friday in a Charlotte hotel.
According to a press release issued by police, officers received a call for service in reference to an unresponsive individual at a room at the Residence Inn in SouthPark. Police identified the person as Richard Fliehr (his real name), and he was pronounced dead.
Police say there didn’t appear to be foul play involved in his death.
Ric Flair’s agent, Melinda Morris Zanoni of Legacy Talent and Entertainment, issued the following statement on Facebook concerning Reid’s passing: “We are heartbroken to confirm that Ric’s son, Reid Fliehr, has passed away today March 29, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C.
“The investigation into the cause of death is ongoing. Reid was 25 and an incredible son, brother, friend, and professional wrestler.
“No words can describe the grief that Ric a...
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WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina did a news report on television regarding the passing of Reid Flair (Reid Fliehr). You can watch the video of the report in the player below. Flair was out in public on Friday and reportedly appeared to be “visibly shaken,” but he was still friendly with people who came up to speak with him.
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department has confirmed that Reid Flair, the 25-year-old son of legendary wrestler Ric Flair, was found dead Friday in a Charlotte hotel.According to a press release issued by police, officers received a call for service in reference to an unresponsive individual at a room at the Residence Inn in SouthPark. Police identified the person as Richard...
The following is from TMZ.com:
The 25-year-old son of legendary wrestler Ric Flair is dead.
Flair’s agent tells TMZ, “We are heartbroken to confirm that Ric’s son, Reid Fliehr, has passed away today March 29, 2013 in Charlotte, NC.”
The agent goes on, “The investigation into the cause of death is ongoing.”
Reid was an independent wrestler who was wrestling in Japan over...
- There was a ten-bell salute for Reid Flair at an independent wrestling event in Maryland last night where Reid and his father Ric Flair were scheduled to appear. Here is video:- From WWEDVDNews.com, below is the cover for WWE’s Top 25 Rivalries In Wrestling History DVD and Blu-ray, hitting stores on May 28th:
As noted yesterday here on the website, Reid Flair’s body was found at a Residence Inn in the SouthPark area of Charlotte on Friday morning. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department confirmed Reid’s (Reid Fliehr)’s death yesterday afternoon. The department confirmed that Reid was found this morning in a hotel in Charlotte around 10:35AM ET. The hotel staff at the Marriott...
WWE issued the following statement earlier today:
WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of Reid Flair, son of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair. Our deepest condolences go out to the Flair family and friends.
Several more members of the wrestling world have posted their thoughts on the death of Reid Flair on Twitter, who was 24 at the time of his death. Here are some of the tweets:
This Pro Wrestling Radio classic features an interview with former United States champion Nikita Koloff. This was probably one of my favorite interviews from all of the years of PWR. What made it even better was that I had Nikita live on location for a full hour and we covered everything!
- Tyson Kidd posted the following update on Wednesday:“First day ‘running’ at therapy. Keeping ahead of schedule. @D1sports helping to build the new me #workhorse”- A promoter putting together a convention for May 11th in Newark, California tried to get Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair booked. Hogan reportedly wanted $35,000, agreed to the price but came back and said he wanted ...