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On Friday, June 22, Chris Benoit killed his wife Nancy in an upstairs office. Her limbs were bound, and her body was wrapped in a towel. A copy of the Bible was left by her body. Injuries indicated that Benoit had pressed a knee into the back while pulling on a cord around the neck, causing strangulation. Blood was also found under her head, suggesting she may have tried to fend off her attacker. However, officials stated there were no signs of immediate struggle
At about 3:30 p.m. EDT on Saturday, June 23, Chavo Guerrero received a voicemail message from Benoit's phone stating that he overslept and missed his flight and would be late for that night's house show in Beaumont, Texas. Guerrero called Benoit back and Benoit sounded tired and groggy as he confirmed everything that he had said in his voice message. Guerrero, who was "concerned about Benoit's tone and demeanor", called him back twelve minutes later. Benoit did not answer the call and Guerrero left a message asking Benoit to call back.
At 3:44 p.m. EDT, Benoit called Guerrero back, stating that he did not answer the call because he was on the phone with Delta Air Lines changing his flight. Benoit stated that he had a stressful day due to Nancy and Daniel "being sick with food poisoning". A co-worker who often traveled with Benoit called him from outside the Houston airport and Benoit answered. Benoit told the coworker that Nancy was vomiting blood and that Daniel was also vomiting.
Daniel Benoit was suffocated and killed in his bedroom, and a copy of the Bible was left by his body The boy had internal injuries to the throat area, showed no bruises Daniel's exact time of death is unknown The reports determined Daniel was sedated with Xanax and likely unconscious when he was killed A large butcher knife was found underneath Daniel's bed, but the knife was not used in either murder
It was later alleged that Daniel had Fragile X syndrome, and that this was the cause of domestic problems in the Benoit family. It was also suggested that needle marks in Daniel's arms were the result of growth hormones given to him because Benoit and his family considered him undersized due to Fragile X Benoit's coworker and best friend, wrestler Chris Jericho, stated that from his own research on the condition, the symptoms "fit Daniel to a tee, all across the board." With regard to those who had publicly stated that they had no knowledge of Daniel suffering from the condition, Jericho said, "If Chris had decided that he wanted to keep it to himself, you wouldn't have been able to pry that out of him with anything Despite Chris Jericho's initial statements regarding Daniel, he later stated in his 2011 book Undisputed, "It turned out that Daniel didn't have fragile X, but at the time it made sense because I was grasping at straws."
Chris Benoit, according to District Attorney Ballard, committed suicide by hanging. Benoit apparently used a weight machine cord to hang himself by creating a noose from the end of the cord. When Benoit released the weights — approximately 240 pounds (110 kg), a total weight six pounds greater than that of Benoit's body — the move caused his strangulation. Ballard said the pull-down bar had been removed and Benoit was hanging from a pulley.
The physical findings announced by authorities indicate deliberation, not rage. The wife’s feet and hands were bound and she was asphyxiated, not beaten to death. By the account of the authorities, there were substantial periods of time between the death of the wife and the death of the son, again suggesting deliberate thought, not rage. The presence of a Bible by each is also not an act of rage
Originally posted by jcolsto
No offense, I remember hearing about the story, the WWF/WWE honoring him like a day later before all the details came out, and going through another steroids investigation. It was tragic. But how was this a conspiracy, and why is this in the general conspiracies thread?
It's confirmed Benoit was on roids. If you've ever known anyone on them or been in the medical field, you know they can cause erratic behavior and decreased mental function. That, in addition to his career choice, which included common blows to the head (and likely multiple concussions) lead you to the conclusion that the man went psychotic, killed his family, then (either after coming to or in the throes of psychosis) killed himself. There are multiple studies of NFL players that sustained many vicious hits to the head, and they have similar erratic behavior and suicidal/homicidal tendencies. The most recent was Junior Seau, formerly of the Chargers and Patriots. No mystery here. No conspiracy here.edit on 29-6-2012 by jcolsto because: grammar