Jun 26, 2007

Cops eye 'roid rage in wrestler's murder-suicide

Ex-star Benoit killed wife, son, self in grisly crime spread out over weekend

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. - Pro wrestler Chris Benoit strangled his wife, suffocated his 7-year-old son and placed a Bible next to their bodies before hanging himself with a weight-machine pulley, authorities said Tuesday.
Investigators found anabolic steroids in the house and want to know whether the muscle man nicknamed “The Canadian Crippler” was unhinged by the bodybuilding drugs, which can cause paranoia, depression and explosive outbursts known as “roid rage.”

Source: Associated Press

This is just so sad. My thoughts and prayers go out to those left behind in this tragedy.

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BillyWarhol said...

i saw that - very Sad*

i'm always amazed at how many Canadians have done really well in Wrestling*

Sad to see something awful like this happen*

Carol said...

Hi Billy,
great to see you - it's been a long time! This is really very sad, especially if they do find that it was due to the steroids. Way to much pressure to perform and be so pumped all the time. Yes,some Candadians have done very well in wrestling. Thank you Billy for visiting and taking the time to comment.

Zubli Zainordin said...

One of the best wrestler in this wonderful sporting event. I shall miss his technical moves especially the final one, on stage in the arena...

One Wacky Mom said...

Check my blog. Sorry I can't read anything right now. I'm so behind schedule today it's not funny...but I gave you an award today because I luvs you!

eastcoastlife said...

Hi Carol,
It is so sad to read of such family tragedy. I pray for them. Poor little boy.

Wacky Mom Ev sent me.

One Wacky Mom said...

stopped by earlier because wasn't sure you got my note...I have a little note for you over at my blog..check it out dear!

One Wacky Mom said...

I just read this post...OMG...not only is it sad, but more important it says don't do steroids!

Carol said...

Hi Eastcoastlife-
Nice to meet you, thanks for the visit and the comment. Hope to see you here often.

Carol said...

Hi Ev,
Yep - I got your note and was very touched by it. I think you are the best!!