Daniel Benoit

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Birthday
25, 2000
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Jun 23, 2007 (7)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
25, 2000
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Jun 23, 2007 (7)

About

In an incident that horrified World Wrestling Entertainment fans, this child was tragically murdered by his father, professional wrestler Chris Benoit. During the same June weekend in which he shot his son, Benoit also killed his wife and, ultimately, himself.

Before Fame

He was born in Fayetteville, Georgia.

Trivia

In the days following Daniel's murder, media reports noted that the young boy may have suffered from a genetic disorder known as Fragile X syndrome, though these reports were never confirmed.

Family Life

Through his father's first marriage, he had a half-sister named Megan and a half-brother named David. He was the only child born to Daniel and Nancy Benoit.

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At the time of his heinous crime, Chris Benoit was likely under the influence of both steroids and alcohol. In addition, he was experiencing severe marital problems and may have been suffering from brain damage brought on by his wrestling matches.

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