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Son of pro wrestler Ric Flair found dead in Charlotte hotel room

10:47 AM, Mar 30, 2013   |    comments
Reid Fliehr, 25, son of professional wrestler Ric Flair, was found dead in a hotel room in Charlotte on March 29, 2013, police said. (WLTX)
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(WXIA) -- Reid Fliehr, 25, son of professional wrestler Ric Flair, was found dead in a hotel room in Charlotte Friday, police said.

According to Charlotte NBC sister station WCNC, police received a call at about 10:30 a.m. about an unresponsive man in a room at a Marriott Residence Inn. On investigation, police said the man was identified as Fliehr.

A police report obtained by WCNC said authorities do not believe foul play to be involved in the death.

Flair's agent released a statement Friday -- "We are heartbroken to confirm that Ric's son, Reid Fliehr, has passed away today March 29, 2013 in Charlotte, NC. The investigation into the cause of death is ongoing. Reid was 25 and an incredible son, brother, friend, and professional wrestler. No words can describe the grief that Ric and his family are experiencing and they do request privacy during this devastating time."

WXIA

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