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Ric Flair

Son Dead at 25

3/29/2013 12:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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We're told authorities received a call at 10:35 AM from someone who said he found an unresponsive person in a hotel room.  Homicide detectives responded and found Reid, who was already dead.  We're told there does not appear to be foul play. 

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The 25-year-old son of legendary wrestler Ric Flair is dead. 

Flair's agent tells TMZ, "We are heartbroken to confirm that Ric's son, Reid Fliehr, has passed away today March 29, 2013 in Charlotte, NC."

The agent goes on, "The investigation into the cause of death is ongoing."

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Reid was an independent wrestler who was wrestling in Japan over the last few months. He even wrestled a few times in WCW as a kid (see video below).

Reid had issues with heroin in the past, and was arrested in 2009 for possession.

Ric's agent says, "No words can describe the grief that Ric and his family are experiencing and they do request privacy during this devastating time."

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31.

JrzGrl    

Heroine takes another victim. When will people ever learn? So senseless and tragic.

486 days ago
32.

Courtney    

this is sad :(

R.I.P.

486 days ago
33.

adawg89    

the future megastar of pro wrestling is dead, such a sad day R.I.P REID

486 days ago
34.

JrzGrl    

You'll never be an addict if you don't start. It ALL goes back to that first time you pick it up. Life changing, potentially life ending decision. Think of the people that care about you and the unimaginable, never ending grief you'll cause them. Put it down and make your life amazing. I'm so sorry for this family and all the families that are forever changed by drug addiction.

486 days ago
35.

edziuba    

Parker drug addict come from all walks of life

486 days ago
36.

Ulm    

are you going to pay me or you serve them... I was in the soul eater funeral, right; your god? I do not think their and if you are included can hold.

486 days ago
37.

Truth    

JUSTINE BIEBER SHE'S NEXT!! POINT BLANK. #TRUTH!!

486 days ago
38.

Rose    

Drugs , Drugs and drugs
Too bad

486 days ago
39.

Gargamel    

RIP Reid.

486 days ago
40.

bestintheworld87    

Rest in peace Reid. Prayers go out to the family

486 days ago
41.

Lee    

Yeah..what a humongous loss for the entire world! Maybe he'll come back as Kim, 'Fat A$%, Kardashian's babyspitter...

486 days ago
42.

bright eyez    

R.i.p.

486 days ago
43.

Hgraves    

What a shame. RIP.

486 days ago
44.

jay26mc    

Just say no.

486 days ago
45.

Brian    

WHy does TMZ report stories about fake wrestling so much? WE DON'T CARE ABOUT IT!

486 days ago
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