Former WWE Shad Gaspard has been missing since Sunday after he was swept away by a riptide. Local authorities found a body this morning matching the description of Gaspard. According to Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Titus Tyler the body was washed ashore halfway between the Venice Beach pier and the lifeguard headquarters and did not show any signs of foul play.
#PierIC at 2:19AM @lacolifeguards @LACOFD @LAPDHQ respond to #VenicePier to a report of a body along the shoreline that matches the description of Sunday’s missing swimmer. Crews on-scene extricate from the water and transfer to @lacountymec pic.twitter.com/b5xYmCOBkj
— LACoFD Lifeguards (@LACoLifeguards) May 20, 2020
#BreakingNews Investigators say a body, matching the description of the missing father, former WWE wrestling star Shad Gaspard, has washed ashore in Venice. He was swept away by a rip current while swimming with his 10 yr old son. Son was rescued by lifeguards. @NBCLA pic.twitter.com/JR2MpZzHah
— Daniella Guzman (@DaniellaNBCLA) May 20, 2020
It would be confirmed that it was Gaspard’s body. Gaspard was just 39 years of age.
Footage from today's news conference where officials confirmed Shad Gaspard as the body that washed up on shore on Venice Beach this morning pic.twitter.com/08fMb0CaN1
— WrestleZone on Mandatory (@WRESTLEZONEcom) May 20, 2020
We here are Wrestle Fix send our condolences to Gaspard’s family.