We have some sad news to report as Brian Christopher, son of WWE Hall of Famer, Jerry “The King” Lawler, has died at the age of 46.
According to a report from WrestlingInc, he attempted to hang himself in his jail cell after being arrested for Disorderly Conduct and DUI violations earlier this week. He was rushed to the hospital, but did not recover.
He was put on life support earlier in the day, but was eventually taken off and passed at around 4:40 PM EST.
WWE has released a statement on Lawler’s passing:
WWE is saddened to learn that Brian Christopher Lawler, who is best known in WWE as Too Cool’s Grandmaster Sexay, has passed away. Lawler, who is the son of WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler, competed during the height of the Attitude Era. WWE extends its condolences to Lawler’s family, friends and fans.
We at Wrestling Rumors extend our deepest condolences to his family during this difficult time.
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