The AP is reporting pro wrestler Chris Benoit strangled his wife and smothered his son to death before taking his own life. Authorities are claiming its still too soon to determine why he did it, but among the theories:
Authorities also said they are investigating whether steroids may have been a factor in the deaths of Benoit, his wife and their 7-year-old son. Steroid abuse has been linked to depression, paranoia, and aggressive behavior or angry outbursts known as “roid rage.”
Chris Benoit wrestled for WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). Today they released word that they are concerned “… with the sensationalistic reporting and speculation being undertaken by some members of the media following the press conference held by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department and the District Attorney. “
Read their full statement here.