Jerry Lawler shares son Brian's funeral information

Junie Sihlangu
Aug 02, 2018
10:38 A.M.
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Former WWE Superstar Brian Christopher Lawler passed away on July 29. Now the details of his funeral have been revealed.


On Wednesday, his father and wrestling legend Jerry 'The King' Lawler posted the information on Twitter. The funeral is set for Friday.

Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler revealed via social media that Brian Christopher Lawler's visitation and funeral would be held on Friday just outside of Memphis, Tennessee. On July 7, Brian, 46, was arrested on DUI charges.

He was detained in a Hardeman County jail on $40,000 bail. Due to his fame, the star was kept in solitary confinement.


For more on this story go to our Twitter account @amomama_usa. On July 28 he was found in his cell in critical condition after attempting to hang himself.

He was rushed to the hospital but had sustained severe injuries and had to be put on life support. The star died the following afternoon.


In the past few days, his father stated that there was "more than meets the eye" regarding his son's death. A Memphis based civil rights attorney claimed that the Hardeman County jail may be at fault for Brian's suicide attempt.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) opened a case on his death. ‘At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident involving an inmate at the Hardeman County Jail,’ TBI’s statement read.


They revealed that the star was found on Saturday evening hanging in his cell. Corrections officers administered CPR until paramedics arrived.

Brian was transported to Regional One Medical Center in Memphis where he died on Sunday afternoon. According to TBI, preliminary information indicated that the incident didn’t involve foul play.

However, the investigation ‘remains active and ongoing.’

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