Monday, August 30, 2010

Oxycodone likely contributed to Luna Vachon's death

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office found a box containing Oxycodone in the kitchen near a pile of "blue, chalky debris next to a small straw" when investigating the death of Gertrude "Luna" Vachon, according to TMZ.com.


Vachon was found dead in her mother's kitchen at 48 on Friday in Port Richey, Florida.

Officials also claim they discovered "multiple prescription bottles and miscellaneous unsecured pills" in the master bedroom ... along with a small plate that contained more pill residue and another snorting straw."

According to the report, Luna's mother, who discovered the body,  told police that Vachon "often appeared 'medicated' as she suffered from several wrestling injuries."


Vachon was the daughter of Paul "The Butcher" Vachon and the niece of five-time former AWA champion and WWE Hall of Famer Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon.

Meanwhile, independent wrestler J.C. Bailey was found dead this morning at the age of 27. The cause of death is currently unknown.  Bailey was known for his high-flying, hardcore style and wrestled for various  indy wrestling promotions, most notably the Philadelphia-based Combat Zone Wrestling.

"It is with great sadness that CZW management has the unfortunate duty to again report on the news of the passing of another one of its own," the company said in a statement. "Early this morning, CZW officials learned that Joseph Carl “JC” Bailey Jr. passed away in his home at the age of 27. JC was a beloved member of the CZW locker room, and a member of the extended Combat Zone family for nearly a decade.

As a performer, JC was fearless. He was renowned and admired by fans and colleagues alike for his toughness, his resilience, and for the undying passion he showed for the sport of Professional Wrestling… the sport he loved.

Away from the ring, JC was a true friend to so many people, and today, we all remember him, and mourn his loss. Rest in Peace JC Bailey." 
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