It was heartbreaking and inevitable, but the Los Angeles County Coroner has now confirmed that the body found on Venice Beach this morning matches that of former WWE star Shad Gaspard, who was missing for several days after being swept out to sea earlier this week.
— Tina Patel (@tina_patel) May 20, 2020
Tributes have started flooding in from all around the wrestling world.
I don’t know that this matters. But I feel compelled and very honored to do so. I’m dedicating my performance in this Saturdays Casino Ladder Match to Shad Gaspard and his family. A friend, gentleman and hero the likes we should all aspire to be. 🖤 pic.twitter.com/wa0cQpd7PL
— Frankie Kazarian (@FrankieKazarian) May 20, 2020
My prayers and hope for Shad Gaspard’s wife, son and family during this unthinkable time. Man, this is a tough one. A really tough one.
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) May 20, 2020
Police confirm that LA lifeguards found Shad Gaspard’s body on Venice Beach this morning and he has passed away.
Sending all the love to his family and friends at this terrible time. He left this world making sure his son lived to see another day – that’s the man he was. pic.twitter.com/FMWaNTCcZj
— Alex McCarthy (@AlexM_talkSPORT) May 20, 2020