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WWE Star Shad Gaspard's Autopsy Report Confirms He Heroically 'Gave His Son' To Lifeguards Before Drowning

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By Mike Walters

WWE star Shad Gaspard heroically saved his 10-year-old son by giving him over to lifeguards right before disappearing into the ocean water, his newly released autopsy report confirmed.

According to the report, obtained by The Blast, Shad's official cause of death is 'drowning' and it has been ruled an 'accident' and the legal document confirms the wrestler was a true superhero in the last moments of his life, by literally handing his son to lifeguards before he died.

In the report, Los Angeles County Coroner's investigators concluded, the "39-year old male was swimming in the ocean on 5/17/2020 with multiple other individuals when lifeguards began assisting swimmers out of the ocean due to a rip current. Witnesses state a wave crashed over the decedent and he was not seen again. On 5/20/20 his body was located not far from where he was last seen alive."

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The report detailed the final moments surrounding Shad's death saying the WWE star 'gave over' his son to lifeguards, to ensure his safety, before being dragged underwater.

During the investigation, the report says Shad's sister was interviewed by their office and provided details of the final moments.

"He was in 'good shape' and knew how to swim. During the incident on that day, he was swimming with his son," the report states.

It continues, "Upon becoming caught in the rip current, lifeguards attempted to rescue the decedent and his son. The decedent reportedly gave his son over to lifeguards to be rescued before the decedent disappeared into the water.

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As we reported, several days later Shad's body washed up on shore near Venice Beach, CA.

Toxicological testing detected a small trace of alcohol in his system, but says "this may represent, in part or in entirety, to postmortem microbial activity." In other words, he was not drinking at the time.

Shad's wife shared an emotional statement following his passing, calling him "our protector, our warrior."

"Aryeh, myself and the Gaspard and Chittick families would like to take this time to thank everyone for their prayers and support, as we mourn the terrible loss of our beloved Shad," his wife, Siliana said.

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She continued, "Shad was our whole world and we were his. There are not enough words to describe what he means to all of us. He was our heart, our soul, our protector, our warrior. He was a bright force of nature, who brought joy to many through his joyous and gracious nature."

As we reported, a huge group of Shad's friends and fellow wrestlers gathered on the sand near Venice Beach to pay tribute to him.

His wife added, "The outpouring of love from Shad’s friends, colleagues and fans has meant more to us than you can even imagine. We’d like to once again thank the lifeguards, coastguard, divers, fire and police departments for their efforts. Shad was and will always be our real-life superhero."

Indeed.

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