Thursday, September 11, 2014
Ex-WWE Wrestler Sean O'Haire Dies of Apparent Suicide
Former WCW and WWE wrestler Sean O'Haire was found dead Tuesday September 9, 2014 and it looks like a suicide. O'Haire, real name was Sean Christopher Haire and he was 43 years old. Police said that he was found inside his bedroom in his South Carolina home with rope tied around his neck and connected to the bedpost. His father called 911 after discovering his body.
He made his wrestling debut with the World Championship Wrestling (WCW)in 2000 and was also that year's Rookie of the Year. He and his partner, Chuck Palumbo, were the organization's last tag-team champs when the WCW was purchased by the World Wrestling Federation, now known as World Wrestling Entertainment.
Both O'Haire and Palumbo's career continues in the WWE, where they made their debuts in 2001. In 2003, he introduced a new character, The Devil's Advocate. He had a long black trench coat and his character urged viewers to cheat on their partners, break the law and not pay taxes. He was known for the line, "I'm not telling you anything you don't already know."
O'Haire had a son named Theodore.