Multiple outlets are reporting the death of Road Warrior Animal (real name: Joe Laurinaitis) who was one half of the wrestling team “Road Warriors” and Legion Of Doom. His death has been seemingly confirmed on his official Twitter account with the following post:
At this time, we would like to confirm the passing of Joseph Laurinaitis aka Road Warrior Animal at the age of 60. The family is planning to release a statement later today. At this time we ask for you to keep everyone in your thoughts and prayers. #OhWhatARush
Animal and his tag team partner Hawk were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011. Hawk died of a heart attack in 2003.