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Son of Ric Flair dead in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -

The son of professional wrestler Ric Flair was found dead Friday morning at the age of 25.

Reid Fliehr was found found unresponsive in a Charlotte hotel room, according to Charlotte's WCNC.

Flair's agent, Melinda Morris Zanoni of Legacy Talent and Entertainment, said in a statement, "We are heartbroken to confirm that Ric's son, Reid Fliehr, has passed away today, March 29, 2013, in Charlotte, NC.

"The investigation into the cause of death is ongoing. Reid was 25 and an incredible son, brother, friend, and professional wrestler. No words can describe the grief that Ric and his family are experiencing and they do request privacy during this devastating time."

Many of Flair's fans have gone to his Facebook page to offer condolences.

Flair is known for his "Whooo!" trademark and has helped promote the Carolina Hurricanes and the North Carolina Education Lottery.

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