Axl Rotten, whose real name was Brian Knighton, has died, according to a report published on PWInsider.com. While no specifics were made available, the report notes Rotten was found dead on Thursday in a Baltimore, Maryland motel room. He sent out a tweet earlier in the day.
Rotten was a staple in Extreme Championship Wrestling in the 1990s and did some work for WWE in 2005.
He was 44 years old.