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Former WWE star, Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46

The son of Jerry "The King" Lawler was arrested for DUI

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MEMPHIS, Tn. – TMZ reports the son of famed professional wrestler Jerry "The King" Lawler has died after he hanged himself in a jail cell at the Hardeman County Jail.

Brian Christopher Lawler, 46, was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of DUI and leading police officers on a chase.

Lawler once performed for World Wrestling Entertainment as the character "Grandmaster Sexay."

So far, the Lawler family has not issued a comment or statement.