We have some sad news to report as former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro has passed away at the age of 39.
According to multiple reports, a “rescue call” came in at 5:23 AM on Thursday, May 16, to her home in Smithtown, New York and was transported to a local hospital, where she passed away.
According to the dispatch audio, officials initially responded to an unconscious female and administered CPR on the way to the hospital.
Police believe no foul play was committed, and are classifying the death as “non-criminal.” We’re told the death is currently under investigation, but officials would not say more at this time.
WWE released a statement:
We are saddened to learn of the tragic death of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro. She performed in WWE from 2005-2008 and was beloved by her fellow Superstars and fans around the world. WWE offers its condolences to Ashley’s family and friends.
Here is a video of her in action:
Ashley Massaro was most known for winning the “WWE Diva Search” in 2005, and also appeared on the cover of Playboy magazine in 2007. She was also a contestant on “Survivor” in 2006.
We will continue to monitor this story and provide updates as they become available to us. In the meantime, we send our deepest condolences to the Massaro family during this difficult time.
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