– As reported yesterday here on the website, Richard Reid Fliehr, known publicly as Reid Flair, was found dead on Friday in his SouthPark hotel room by police according to a report by The Charlotte Observer. Calls came in at 10:35 a.m. about an “unresponsive person” in a hotel room at the Residence Inn. Flair, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police stated they found no evidence of foul play and that the cause of death would be determined by the Medical Examiner’s office. WWE issued a statement via its official website acknowledging the 25-year-old’s passing.
“WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of Reid Flair, son of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair,” WWE states. “Our deepest condolences go out to the Flair family and friends.”
– WWE headquarters reportedly had their flags flying at half mast yesterday afternoon out of respect for the passing of Reid Flair.