PWTorch.com is reporting that Michael Gossett, better known as Mike Graham and the son of legendary promoter Eddie Graham, was found dead this morning in Florida by his wife. Preliminary reports are that he committed suicide.
Former WWE wrestler Dustin Rhodes tweeted the news early Friday afternoon: “R.I.P. to my mentor in the business mike graham. My god be with his family. He will be missed. Love u mike.”
A few minutes later, Rhodes tweeted: “Alcohol and drugs are not the answer kids! I promise it all leads to a dark place. Stay in school, don’t use and mind ur parents.”
Former WWE agent & trainer Dr. Tom Prichard seconded the former “Goldust”‘s announcement, tweeting: “Just got a text from a friend about Mike. RIP. U never know where that breakin point is. He was always good to me. Sad.”
Prichard then tweeted: “I’m shocked but not, at the same time. Does it matter what or why? God, pls take care of Mike. Don’t know what else to say.”
Graham had worked with the WWE in the past, contributing to the Dusty Rhodes DVD and most recently inducted his father into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008.