Former wrestler, Shad Gaspard’s body has been reportedly found on Venice beach in Los Angeles following his disappearance on Sunday.
A news release disclosed that early this morning, the Los Angeles police received a report from two people who had seen a lifeless body of a man on the Venice beach.
The police carried out immediate action by investigating the body and later confirmed it was Gaspard. The LAPD stated that, the place the body was found is approximately half a mile north of where the former WWE legend was last seen.
Last Sunday, the wrestler/actor went to the beach with family. Whiles swimming, the waves swept him out to sea along with other swimmers.
According to reports, the former wrestler told the lifeguards to rescue his son, however, after saving the son Gaspard was nowhere to be found.
Very tragic, Shad Gaspard’s family was optimistic about the return of the wrestler. Confirmation of his death today has left his family, colleagues, friends, and fans across the world in shock.
WWE stars, other celebrities, and fans have all paid tribute to the 39-year-old former wrestler on their social media pages.
Heartbreaking news about Shad Gaspard as Police confirm his death after his body was found.
A great man, husband and father has left us far too early. The wrestling world is a far lesser place without him.
Rest In Power, Shad ❤️ pic.twitter.com/WzGyfcJ1F1
— Wrestling Travel (@WrestlingTravel) May 20, 2020
Since his retirement from WWE, Shad Gaspard has been featured in television series and movies.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Photo Credit: Wrestling Travel (Twitter)