• Former WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at 46

    By: Courtney Mickens, Fox13Memphis.com

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -

    The son of famed Memphis wrestler Jerry “The King” Lawler has died after going to a Tennessee hospital after an incident at the Hardeman County Jail.

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    Media relations for Regional One Health in Memphis confirmed that Brian Christopher Lawler, 46, died Sunday afternoon. He was taken to the hospital from the Hardeman County Jail.


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    Known as Brian Christopher and Grandmaster Sexay during his days wrestling professionally in the WWE, the younger Lawler teamed with Scotty 2 Hotty to become a popular tag team.

    TMZ reported Brian Christopher Lawler tried to hang himself Saturday night in his jail cell and he's now on life support.

    Brian Christopher Lawler was arrested July 7 on a DUI charge after leading police on a chase, according to TMZ.


     

     

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