WWE legend Chyna, 46, whoseÂ real name isÂ Joanie LaurerÂ was found dead on Wednesday April 20th in her Redondo Beach, California apartment, by her friend who hadnâ€™t heard from her for a few days. According to TMZ, her death is being investigated by the Police asÂ a possible overdose due to her history of abusing drugs.
Her friend went to check on her and found her unresponsive in the bedroom of her home and made the call to police who arrived at the apartment at about 7:30pm Wednesday. Prescription bottles were found in the home, but there were no illegal drugs â€¦ according to our sources.
Cops say there are no signs of foul play.
Chyna was 46-years-old.
A statement was posted to Chynaâ€™s official Twitter account confirming the death â€¦ saying,
â€œIt is with deep sadness to inform you today that we lost a true icon, a real life superhero.â€ â€œShe will live forever in the memories of her millions of fans and all of us that loved her.â€
Some condolence messages on twitter..