Printed on: March 31, 2013

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Ric Flair's son found dead


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say the son of professional wrestler Ric Flair has been found dead in a North Carolina hotel room.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say officers were called to a hotel on the city's south side around 10:30 a.m. Friday. When they arrived, they found the body of 25-year-old Reid Fliehr, who also was a wrestler.

A statement from police says there are no signs of foul play, and that the cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner's office.

Flair's agent released a statement Friday describing Reid as "an incredible son, brother, friend, and professional wrestler."

Ric Flair's real name is Richard Morgan Fliehr. The peroxide-blond wrestled for some 40 years and also was known as The Nature Boy.

'Hurt Locker' actor Jeremy Renner a dad

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actor Jeremy Renner is a dad.

"The Hurt Locker" star and girlfriend Sonni Pacheco confirmed Friday that they are the parents of 7-pound Ava Berlin Renner.

A statement released by Renner spokeswoman Susan Patricola says the new parents "are beyond thrilled."

Renner played a military explosives expert in the 2008 Oscar-winning film.

Renner has also starred in "The Bourne Legacy."