WWE legend Jerry Lawler's son Brian Christopher Lawler dies at 46; suicide suspected: Reports
The former wrestler attempted to commit suicide in his jail cell outside Memphis Brian was arrested earlier this month for DUI.
The son of legendary wrestler Jerry Lawler has reportedly died. The 46-year-old Brian Christopher Lawler was believed to have attempted to hang himself in his prison cell on Sunday morning
Just to confirm, Nikolai Volkoff, Brian Lawler and Brickhouse Brown have all passed away. Very sad day for pro wrestling.— Dave Meltzer (@davemeltzerWON) July 29, 2018
TMZ Sports reported that the former wrestler attempted to commit suicide in his jail cell outside Memphis Brian was arrested earlier this month for DUI.
"According to a source close to the family, Brian Lawler has passed away at age 46," Wrestling Inc.'s Chris Featherstone wrote. "I was informed that he has indeed passed away, but the family is not ready to release a statement yet."
He was best known for his career in World Wrestling Entertainment, where he performed as Grand Master Sexay as one-half of the tag team Too Cool with Scotty 2 Hotty.
Lawler was arrested in February 2009 for disorderly conduct. On June 26, 2009, Lawler was arrested for public intoxication. According to the police report, Lawler "became very belligerent" once in custody, and threatened the police officer who arrested him. On July 13, 2009, Lawler was jailed for 30 days after failing to attend an in-patient treatment center as part of his plea agreement. In early July 2018, Brian Christopher was again arrested for a DUI and for evading police.
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