Chris’s son, David Benoit spoke about the double murder-suicide for the first time earlier today in an interview with Chris Van Vliet. First, he killed his beautiful pro-wrestler wife and 7-year-old son and then proceeded to kill himself.
Chris Benoit’s father said Friday that he was eager to see whether chemical tests can help explain why Benoit killed his wife and son and committed suicide, acts that the wrestler’s father said he had no clue were coming. The Chris Benoit murder-suicide of June 2007 remains one of WWE and wrestling’s most devastating stories. Michael Benoit said by phone from his home … Chris Benoit seemed to have everything. Benoit had another son, David, who recently sat down with Chris Van Vliet to discuss his father’s crimes and the way the news was handled by the press. David explained that he believes his father suffered from CTE, which helped him have some sort of closure after what happened. His son David had to deal with those events after his father … The murder-suicide perpetrated by Chris Benoit in 2007 shocked the world.
Chris Benoit’s name was wiped washed from WWE History in ever manner the company could think of. It was either about steroids, steroids, steroids, or that Nancy Grace joke, it was terrible man. “The news was f**king non-stop.