Former Wrestling Star The Ultimate Warrior Dies


UPDATED: Wednesday April 9, 2014 6:48 AM

Former wrestling star The Ultimate Warrior has died.

The WWE website reports Warrior, born James Brian Hellwig, started his career with WWE in 1987.  

The company released a statement, “WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic WWE superstars ever, The Ultimate Warrior.”

Warrior was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 5.  He recently returned to the company after retiring.

His cause of death is unknown.

According to WWE’s website, Warrior is survived by his wife Dana and his two daughters.

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