Former pro wrestler to be charged with first-degree murder

Thursday July 25th, 2013

Former WWE member Brian McGhee will be charged with the first-degree murder of a 25-year-old woman. (Facebook) Former WWE member Brian McGhee will be charged with the first-degree murder of a 25-year-old woman. (Facebook)

Brian McGhee, a former member of World Wrestling Entertainment, will be charged with first-degree murder for the stabbing death of a 25-year-old woman inside an apartment in Tampa, Fla. on Wednesday evening, according to a report Thursday morning from the Associated Press.

McGhee will not be booked until he recovers from injuries sustained in a car crash while fleeing authorities late Wednesday night. He was taken into custody shortly after crashing the vehicle north of downtown Tampa in Pasco County.

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According to the report, citing the Hillsborough County Sheriff, deputies were called to an apartment complex at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening and found that the woman, Bianca McGaughey, had been stabbed several times. She was pronounced dead at the scene and police immediately named McGhee a suspect but he fled authorities by car before crashing the vehicle outside downtown Tampa. At approximately 9:30 p.m., a photo showing a bloody leg or arm was made the main Facebook photo for a profile under McGhee's name.

McGhee had previously lived in St. Louis, Mo., and was known in the WWE as "The Future" Donovan Roddick and DT Porter. According to his Facebook page, McGhee was a member of the WWE from 2010 to 2012 and previously worked as an assistant manager at Cash America from 2007 to 2010.

His wrestling bio reads:

"Once the oppressed, DT is the one now doing the enforcing. Determined to take out all of his childhood pain and torment out on the bodies of his opposition, DT lacks mercy, and will deliver great anger and furious vengeance on any who stand in his way."
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