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– 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.
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Reid Flair, the youngest son of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, has passed away. He was only 24 years old.
Reid was seen in the latter days of WCW, where both he and his father had heads shaved as part of an angle where Ric feuded with Vince Russo. Reid later began training as a prowrestler under Bobby Eaton and George South, but personal issues, including...
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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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...
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:
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