Chris Benoit Death Considered a Murder-Suicide

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The sad story of Chris Benoit and his family is becoming clearer.

Around 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon, Atlanta police found the body of this former WWE star and his wife and son in their Fayette County home.

According to CNN, authorities were investigating the deaths as a murder-suicide. Fayette County District Attorney Scott Ballard told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "The details, when they come out, are going to prove a little bizarre."

Those details may emerge after the completion of autopsies scheduled for Tuesday.

Investigators believe Benoit killed his wife and seven-year old son over the weekend and then himself sometime Monday. The bodies were found Monday afternoon in three different rooms of the house on Green Meadow Lane, in a subdivision off a gravel road about two miles from Whitewater Country Club.

The autopsies were scheduled to be done at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab in DeKalb County.

Ballard said a gun shot was not the cause of death, but would not provide any further details at this time.

World Wrestling Entertainment said on its Web site that it asked authorities to check on Benoit and his family after being alerted by friends who received "several curious text messages sent by Benoit early Sunday morning."

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Hey you wwe future diva star its not where to you its where DO you get that.

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We dont know what really happend but hopefully god will forgive him.

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How could he kill is own son what was he thinking. That poor like boy had is whole live a head of him self.He must of had been o n steroid. If he would have not killed him self after he killed his son and wife io think someone would of ended up killing him.I hate people that blame other for there proublem that poor little boy was not his main cause of his proublems.

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I dont know how like this happened?
Because,Chris Beniot"Rabbit move" is a great atheletic,i am a wrestling fan from past 10 years,it hurted me and my friends group alot,but there might be a reason for deaths of all three,we all believe that beniot will not murdered his wife and son.we all pray to god,all three souls may rest in peace!

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Chris Beniot waz thee best wrestler of all time...and it waz such a big lost to WWE and all hiz fanz including me...i think that WWE shuld have engraved Chris Beniot name in the United States belt and keep it that way then frame it cuz i consider that hiz belt...R.I.P Chris Beniot.

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ok people u do not want to make me cry chris benoit was the best their ever was and the best their will ever be show some respect he put his life for u viewers everytime he walked in the ring he might of made a mistake which i hope was not true but i am always going to remember him and pay my respects to the benoit family being that chris is from my home town edmonton he shall never be forgotten here and will always be in my heart

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seriously i dnty know why benoit would kill his family but it could of been the pressure got to him about eddie and probably couldn't handle it anymore

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i loved cris benoit he wasban awsome wrestler

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one of the other wrestlers was jelous and murdered benoit and his family

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remember that chris initially called and told people @ wwe that is wife and son were vomitting blood. hmmmm...

Chris Benoit Biography

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