Pro wrestler Reid Fliehr, son of Ric Flair, dead at 25A statement from North Carolina police says there are no signs of foul play, and that the cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner's office.
By: Associated Press report, Associated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Authorities say professional wrestler Reid Fliehr, the son of wrestler Ric Flair, has been found dead in a North Carolina hotel room. He was 25.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police says officers were called to a hotel on the city's south side around 9:30 a.m. CDT today. When they arrived, they found Fliehr's body.
A statement from police says there are no signs of foul play, and that the cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner's office.
Flair's agent released a statement today describing Reid as “an incredible son, brother, friend, and professional wrestler.”
Ric Flair, the peroxide-blonde superstar, has wrestled for more than 40 years and also is known as "The Nature Boy."
The 64-year-old whose real name is Richard Morgan Fliehr is a 16-time world heavyweight champion, winning titles in WWE, WCW and NWA. He grew up in Minnesota and had a family cabin near Two Harbors.