The WWE legend Chyna has been found dead in her California home. The female wrestler was found by cops dead in her home due to an apparent overdose.
WWE wrestling legend Chyna has died aged 45 due to a ‘possible overdose’, it has been claimed.
Chyna – real name Joan Marie Laurer – is believed to have been found in her bedroom at her home in Redondo Beach, California on Wednesday.
Police are investigating suspicions the champion fighter died of a drug overdose, TMZ claimed.
The ‘true icon’s’ death was announced in a statement, which was posted on her official Twitter account and signed by ‘Felix’.
It said: ‘It is with deep sadness to inform you today that we lost a true icon, a real life superhero… the 9th wonder of the world has passed away. She will live forever in the memories of her millions of fans and all of us that loved her.’
Redondo Beach Police Officers said they attended the house after receiving a 911 call from a friend.
They said: ‘The Redondo Beach police received a 911 call from a friend of the apartment unit resident that the female inside was not breathing.
‘The friend told [police] that the female had not answered her phone in a few days, and went to the location to check on her welfare.
‘Officers arrived on scene and discovered a deceased female inside the location. From the preliminary investigation, it appears that the deceased passed away prior to being discovered by the friend.’
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