Benoit Update: The Absolute Latest With Updates Here

Ryan Clark

News conference notes from Fayetteville, GA:

From: WGGL shown on Fox News

– Lt. Pope: WWE called police officials at 2:30PM on Monday over concern for Benoitâ<80><99>s well being. Police found all three bodies in the home. â<80><9c>Double Homicide Suicideâ<80> is the official ruling.

– It appears Benoit killed his wife on Friday, his son shortly after, and likely hanged himself either late Saturday night or early Sunday.

– No suicide note was left behind.

– Asphyxiation is the official ruling for Benoitâ<80><99>s wife and son deaths.

– Benoit was previously arrested for a DUI.

– A lot of prescription medication was found in the home, legal prescriptions.

– Police found anabolic steroids in the home.

– No comment from police regarding a possible motivation.

– He killed himself several hours, but no more than a day, after killing son Daniel.

– Police is unaware of prior domestic violence.

– District Attorney Scott Ballard stated that a Bible was placed near each murder victim.

– Benoit bond Nancyâ<80><99>s hands and feet and she was wrapped in a towel. Blood was found near Nancyâ<80><99>s body.

– In 2003, a temporary restraining order was sought but later dropped.

– Benoit made no attempt to hide the bodies.

– The DA himself has not heard from WWE.

– Daniel was found in an upstairs bedroom. Benoitâ<80><99>s wife was also found in an upstairs family room, and Benoit hung himself in the weight room in the basement.

– The toxicology reports are still pending. It will probably take more than two weeks for the reports to be finished.

– Benoit apparently called WWE stating that Daniel was coughing up blood, thus likely the â<80><9c>personal reasonsâ<80> for missing weekend house shows.

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