The following was issued by the Associated Press today:
Former WWE champ Martin dies at 33
TAMPA, Fla. — Authorities say former professional wrestler Andrew Martin, who was known as “Test” and “The Punisher” to fans, has died at his Tampa home. He was 33.
The former World Wrestling Entertainment champion was found dead at his apartment Friday night. Police say a neighbor reported that she could see into his apartment window and that Martin appeared motionless for several hours.
Police say there was no indication of foul play. A cause of death will be determined after an autopsy.
During his time with Stamford, Conn.-based World Wrestling Entertainment, Martin held the Intercontinental, European and Hardcore belts. He was also a tag-team champion.
Martin most recently worked for TNA Wrestling under the name “The Punisher.”