Former WWE Superstar Shad Gaspard, who went missing off the coast of Venice Beach this past weekend, has been found dead. On that sad note, several of his former colleagues have been pouring out their tributes.
Gaspard’s body was found early Wednesday morning on Venice Beach.
Officials confirmed that the description of the body matched that of the 39-year-old former WWE tag team champion
According to eyewitnesses, one of Gaspard’s last acts alive was one of heroism as he demanded that rescue efforts should be directed at his son.
Shortly after, a large wave pulled him and he was thereafter declared missing.
On hearing the news of his passing, WWE superstar, Tripple H, penned a heartfelt message, saying Gaspard would be remembered as a beloved performer.
The Rock who described Gaspard as a great guy revealed that the news of his death is a tough one.
Below are other reactions and tributes that have been pouring in since the news of Gaspard’s demise emerged:
Gaspard is survived by his 10-year-old son and wife Siliana.