Ex-WWE star Shad Gaspard goes missing at beach Submitted by Aaron Rift on 05/18/2020 at 11:33 AM
TMZ.com is reporting that former WWE star Shad Gaspard of the Cryme Tyme tag team has gone missing. Gaspard was swimming with his son at a beach in Southern California on Sunday but got caught in a strong rip current. Gaspard's son and several others were rescued by Gaspard has not been located.
TMZ provided additional details:
"One official working with the L.A. Fire Dept. told media they believe the 39-year-old 'did submerge.' Divers were sent to scour the area. Helicopters were searching from above. One witness at the scene tells us ... when lifeguards raced into the ocean, Gaspard directed rescuers to help his son first, which they did. During the rescue, we're told another big wave crashed down on Gaspard -- and that's the last time he was seen.
CBSLocal.com also reported the following:
"The water search was called off at 7:30 p.m. but officials said they would continue searching the surrounding land areas throughout the night before also resuming underwater operations Monday morning."