Hana Kimura: Pro Japanese wrestler dies at 22

Hana Kimura: Pro Japanese wrestler dies at 22

- Hana Kimura, pro wrestler and Terrace House cast member, dies at 22

- Kimura was one of the first women to wrestle on a Wrestle Kingdom show, working in front of a packed Tokyo Dome in January

- Before her death, Kimura was tipped to get to zenith of her budding career

Hana Kimura, a pro Japanese wrestler and cast member of the Netflix reality show “Terrace House,” has died.

This is according to a statement released by Wrestling organization - Stardom, on Friday, May 22.

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Before her death, Kimura was tipped to get to the very top in her budding career.

“We are very sorry to report that our Hana Kimura has passed away,” Stardom, tweeted Friday night.

“Please be respectful and allow some time for things to process, and keep your thoughts and prayers with her family and friends,” the statement adds.

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The cause of Kimura’s death is unknown as at the moment of filing this report.

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However, reports claim the wrestling star had been the victim of cyber-bullying.

Known for her courage, Hana Kimura was one of the first women to wrestle on a Wrestle Kingdom show, working in front of a packed Tokyo Dome in January this year.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the entire wrestling fraternities in the world have been thrown into deep mourning following the untimely death of 39-year-old former American wrestler Shad Gaspard.

Police and other security agents have been looking for Shad Gaspard since last Sunday after going to swim in Los Angeles beach with his family before drowning.

And after hours that nothing was heard from Shad Gaspard, authorities in charge then began thorough search for him since Sunday, May 17.

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On Tuesday, May 19, the United States Coast Guard were said to have announced their decision to abandon searching for Shad Gaspard after more than 16 hours in which he was not found.

Shad Gaspard's body was however found on Wednesday, May 20, as he was confirmed dead.

Before he died tragically, Shad Gaspard was an active wrestler until 2016 before diverting into acting films and also appearing on television as guest.

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