In an update on the death of former Extreme Championship Wrestling superstar Rockin Rebel (real name Charles “Chuck” Williams) and his wife Stephanie as a result of an apparent murder-suicide, the West Goshen Township Police Department in West Chester, Pennsylvania released a statement noting that both were discovered at their home and that both appeared to have died as a result of gunshot wounds, corresponding with the initial version of the story that made the rounds among those in the business.

The statement reads, “Further information regarding the June 1st shooting in the 300 block of North Five Points Road. The decedents were a married couple in their fifties named Charles and Stephanie Williams. Both appear to have died as a result of gunshot wounds that occurred sometime in the overnight hours. Initial indications support that Stephanie Williams was shot by her husband. Charles Williams then fatally shot himself. The investigation is ongoing in conjunction with the Chester County Coroner’s Office.”

On behalf of Wrestling-News.Net, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the Williams family and friends as they deal with this tragedy.