An upcoming documentary series is set to talk about the Chris Benoit tragedy.
The Reelz network is advertising an episode of "Autopsy: The Last Hours Of..." that features the former World Heavyweight Champion is set to air on March 15, starting at 8 p.m. ET. The documentary will look at the medical factors that ultimately resulted in his double murder-suicide in 2007.
In this investigative medical documentary series we look at the lives and deaths of the biggest names in the entertainment history. Through a combination of interviews with family and friends, archive footage and dramatic reconstructions, we tell these stories and unpick the - sometimes mysterious - circumstances around their deaths. Over a June weekend in 2007 , Canadian wrestler Chris Benoit, killed his wife and his 7-year-old son at his exclusive Georgia home before hanging himself in a horrific double murder-suicide that shocked wrestling world. At the time of his death, Chris Benoit was one of the premier athletes in the whole of World Wrestling Entertainment stable. A former World champion, he was widely regarded as one of the best technical wrestlers of his and any generation and at 40-years-old was still drawing huge audiences. So why would such an elite athlete, who had achieved so much and lived a seemingly glamorous life with his beautiful wife and child choose to kill himself and his family? This drama-documentary explores the medical factors that led to Chris Benoit’s death and investigates the tragic events that led to this tragic murder suicide.
According to the network's channel guide, there will also be an episode that focuses on Chyna that will air at 7 p.m. ET. Vice's "Dark Side Of The Ring" series will have an episode on Benoit that will air on VICE TV on March 24.