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Rockin' Rebel and wife found dead in apparent murder-suicide


Chuck Williams, better known as the Rockin' Rebel, and his wife were both found dead by a family member earlier today at their home in West Chester, PA, in an apparent murder/suicide.

West Goshen Township Police have not released the names of Williams and his wife, but a close friend of Williams confirmed it was him and that the home in question, shown on local news, was his home. Other friends of his have confirmed the story.

The story going around is that the couple's adult son came to the house this morning and discovered both dead.

The police said that an adult male and female were found dead in a murder/suicide and that there are no other suspects and no danger to the public. When police arrived, there were family members at the home and both were found in the living room dead.

Local news reported that police had been called to the home several times.

Williams was 52. He took the name Rockin' Rebel because of being trained by Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson, the Rock & Roll Express, and he started his career in 1988. He first made his name in Joel Goodhart's Tri-State Wrestling promotion, which was the forerunner to ECW. He was the group's champion and wrestled against men like Sandman and D.C. Drake He later wrestled from 1993 to 1995 for ECW, and worked for a ton of different independent promotions and also did matches for both WCW and WWF in the 90s.

He was still on occasion doing independent shows.