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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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61.

Diamond Goddess!    

R.I.P.

540 days ago
62.

jj    

Am I supposed to care ?

540 days ago
63.

JusticeCo    

Don't do drugs kids! Wooooo!!!!

540 days ago
64.

granny    

I just heard the news of both Reid and Ric. Haven't spoken to Ric in 20 years but my heart is broken, Reid was just a little guy with a BIG smile and Ric was so proud, my prayers go out to the family and friends. RIP you will be remembered

540 days ago
65.

GoodOnPaper    

RIP. Out of the grips of Heroin, finally at peace.

540 days ago
66.

brenda s lucas    

I know that words can not say enough for the pain and the heartache that you and family member are going through. I have been there myself I lost a 16 yr old daughter. She watched his dad Ric when she was little on up till she died. the news hits like a knife. we as parents are here to love them and to let them know that we are always there for them. what a very blessed son to have good parents as you are. so very sorry for your loss. may GOD see you through. because I had blamed GOD for the loss of my daughter but I understood that he must have needed her more to be his angel. I believe the same for your SON that GOD needed him for an angel. but my heart goes out for all of his family and friends. you all are in my prayers and thoughts.from a person who has watched all the moves of RIC sense he started wrestling.LOVE AND PRAYERS.

540 days ago
67.

MsRita    

His Dad was a Heiron addict so he must of died of an overdose. Drugs Kill.

Too Bad for him he got it from his dad.

540 days ago
68.

total scrotal implosion    

Another applied rich drugged addicted wannabe gone..good riddence

540 days ago
69.

August    

ANOTHER successful 12-Step religious AA/NA cult "HIGHER POWER" GRADUATE!

540 days ago
70.

Doc e    

Back in the eighties I hit Rick flair in the head with some rubbish I threw fom the balcony. What a great aim!!!

540 days ago
71.

brenda hardy nathan    

My family would like to let Ric Flair's and family know we are so sorry for the death of their son. My brother-in-law had his 19yr old daughter taken in 2004 by murder. There was 6 taken that night. Thank God all 4 was caught in 3 days. That was a mass murder in Deltona that made the news all over the world. All over a Xbox. It is hard to loose a child. Please people don't be hateful because one day it could hit your family and how you like if they said the same thing to you?My prayers are with the family of Reid.

540 days ago
72.

August    

How come the 12-Step religious AA/NA cult's "HIGHER POWER" didn't SAVE HIM?

540 days ago
73.

Your S&M Girlfriend    

I actually met the man who is " Ric Flair" once. When he was out of that persona he was a really nice, funny guy. He must be devastated. It's not such a great life.

540 days ago
74.

CJ    

like if you non wrestling fans know what the four fingers at the end of the video mean...rip reid

540 days ago
75.

Marshall     

I met the kid when he was just a little thing in Charlotte at a wrestling evebt at the time warner cable arena

538 days ago
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