LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.COM) — Joanie “Chyna” Laurer, a former professional wrestler, has died, CBS Los Angeles has learned.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Tello Hernandez Faces Intoxication Manslaughter Charge Following Fatal Crash
Laurer’s manager told the news station she died peacefully in her home in Redondo Beach Wednesday.
A statement posted to her official Facebook page indicated:READ MORE: Homeowner Terry Duane Turner Charged In Slaying Of Motorist Adil Dghoughi In His Driveway
“It is with deep sadness to inform you today that we lost a true icon, a real life superhero. Joanie Laurer aka Chyna, the 9th wonder of the world has passed away. She will live forever in the memories of her millions of fans and all of us that loved her.”Dallas Neighborhood Crime Spike Has Many Questioning, 'Is Uptown Going Downhill?'
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