Friday, 17 May 2019 () Former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro has died at the age of 39.
“We are saddened to learn of the tragic death of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro,” the pro wrestling organization said in a statement. “She performed in WWE from 2005-2008 and was beloved by her fellow Superstars and fans around the world. WWE offers its condolences to Ashley’s family and friends.”
According to TMZ, the former wrestler was transported from her home in Suffolk County, NY to a hospital where she died Thursday morning. No cause of death was made public, and the Suffolk County coroner’s office did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.
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Massaro came into the public eye as the winner of “WWE Diva Search” in 2005, which earned her a one-year contract with the organization. She also briefly competed on “Survivor: China” in 2007, and was voted off after six days in the competition.
Massaro retired from professional wrestling in 2008.
We are saddened to learn of the tragic death of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro. WWE offers its condolences to Ashley’s family and friends. https://t.co/PqHSRbOGso
— WWE (@WWE) May 17, 2019
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Former WWE Wrestler Ashley Massaro Dead at 39 Years Old A cause has not yet been released, but police aren't treating it as criminal. Authorities were called to her home in New York before she was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Massaro's WWE career started in 2005 and then ended in 2008....
WWE Diva Rochelle Loewen hints that the former WWE Superstar died of suicide as she posts on Instagram that Ashley was 'in pain' before her sudden passing. AceShowbiz Also reported by •Newsday •Just Jared