According to The Blast, Former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro passed away at the age of 39. The report states that The Suffolk County Medical Examiner in New York told The Blast that Massaro passed away on Thursday and was brought to the medical examiner’s office but further details on Massaro’s death has not yet been revealed. The report also states that Massaro’s death is currently under investigation by that office.
Police sources reportedly told The Blast that a “rescue call” came in at around 5:23AM ET from Massaro’s home in Smithtown, Long Island, New York, which is about 1.5 hours from New York City. First responders then took Massaro to a local hospital and that is where she passed away. According to the police, they do not believe that foul play was involved and are classifying her death as non-criminal.
In 2005, Massaro won The Divas Search Competition and went on to sign with WWE. She was with the company until July Of 2008 but made just a few wrestling appearances since then. She had then announced in March of this year that she was making a return to Pro Wrestling. Massaro would have turned 40 on May 26th. Massaro is survived by a daughter. More information will be provided on Massaro’s passing once it is made available.