Former WWE star Joanie “Chyna” Laurer passes away at 45 years of age, official statement issued by her management

Update (1:57 a.m. ET): TMZ is now reporting that Chyna was found dead in her home in Redondo Beach, California by a friend who went to check on her and found her “unresponsive in the bedroom of her home.” Police were called around 7:30 p.m. local time. Laurer’s death is being investigated as a possible overdose as prescription bottles were found in her home. No signs of foul play were found.

Former WWE star Joanie “Chyna” Laurer has passed away according to an official statement issued by her management late Wednesday evening.

Laurer, a former WWE Intercontinental and Women’s Champion, was discovered dead at her home according to TMZ. No other details are known at this time.

You can read the official statement issued by her management on Facebook below.