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Widow of WWE wrestler Shad Gaspard sues over his drowning

Widow of WWE wrestler Shad Gaspard sues over his drowning
Siliana Gaspard claims in her filing that the lifeguards on duty the day her husband died saw the wrestler and the couple’s 10-year-old son “struggling in the water but did not do anything for an unreasonable and negligent amount of time.”

The widow of ex-WWE wrestler Shad Gaspard has filed a negligence lawsuit in Los Angeles over the Venice Beach drowning death of her husband in May.The Los Angeles County Fire Department, which oversees the lifeguard division involved in the case, did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The News.Gaspard, 39, heroically waved at lifeguards to attend to the boy first and then disappeared in the “hazardous surf” that included powerful rip currents, a source with the Los Angeles County Fire Department previously told The News.Siliana and Shad Gaspard attend SMASH Global VIII ñ Night Of Champions at Taglyan Cultural Complex on December 13, 2018 in Hollywood, California.

” According to the 17-page complaint obtained by the Daily News, the widow believes the lifeguard station was “negligently understaffed” that tragic day.The Daily News Flash Newsletter Weekdays You are now following this newsletter.

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