Joseph Laurinaitis, a former professional wrestler who was known in the ring as Road Warrior Animal, has died at the age of 60.
A tweet from the wrestler’s official Twitter account confirmed his death on Wednesday morning and asked for prayers.
According to TMZ, the wrestling legend passed away at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, MO.
Police were called at around 11:49 PM but when deputies arrived on scene, emergency personnel had already declared the ex-wrestler deceased. The cause of his death wasn't disclosed.
Animal, who is considered one of the best in-ring performers of all-time, was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011 after wrestling with the organization for many years.