PWInsider.com is reporting this morning that former WWE star Andrew “Test” Martin was found dead in his apartment in Tampa, Florida at the age of 33, just four days shy of his 34th birthday. We don’t have much in the way of details at this time. Tampa area authorities have declined to officially confirm it is Martin they found but word within the industry has been widespread the last few hours.
Check back to PWR today and we’ll keep the info coming.
Very sad news if it’s true….
At approximately 8:00pm on Friday, March 13, 2009, Tampa Police Officers responded to the Post Harbour Apartments, located at 725 Harbour Place Drive to check on the welfare of Mr. Andrew J. Martin. A neighbor reported that she could see into his apartment through a window and that Mr. Martin appeared motionless for several hours.
Officers entered the apartment and discovered Mr. Martin to be deceased. At this time there is no indication of foul play. The deceased was transported to the Medical Examiners Office for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. The date of the autopsy is undetermined at this time. The next of kin has been notified of the death.
Andrew “Test” Martin is a former wrestling champion with the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment).
Lieutenant William Ferguson
Tampa Police Department