Sara Weston, better known in WWE as Sara Lee, has passed away at the age of 30. This was confirmed by wrestling news through their Twitter account, where the wrestler’s mother announced the horrifying news.
Lee’s death was announced by her mother, Terry Lee, in a Facebook post on Thursday. A cause of death has not yet been released.
“It is with great sorrow that we wanted to share that our Sara Weston has gone to be with Jesus,” wrote Terri Lee. “We are all in shock and arrangements are not complete. We ask that you respectfully let our family grieve. We all need prayers, especially Cory and his children.”
CNN has reached out to WWE for comment.
“I think my fans can kind of relate to me because I’m a normal girl,” she mentioned in the Midland Daily News newspaper in Midland, Michigan, after being voted by fans as the female “Tough Enough” winner. “I’ve just been myself.”
“No tweet or amount of words can bring back this beautiful human, but all of my heart goes out to @TheWestinBlake & their family. Sara Lee will be missed greatly,” wrestler Chelsea Green tweeted. “The photo on the left is how I will always remember her- laughing, smiling, carefree.”
“You were so good in so many ways. You loved your family and friends so much. you were so giving, warm and selfless,” tweeted WWE wrestler Nikki A.S.H. “You made me giggle. No matter how long we went without seeing each other, we would always pick up right where we left. I love you, Sara.”
“Sara Lee was one of the sweetest people I’ve met and her smile lit up a room. My love and hope for strength go to Cory, and their three beautiful children,” WWE referee, Shawn Bennett tweeted.
Sara Lee used to be a WWE hero
Sara Lee was the winner of another edition of WWE Tough Enough. She then spent several months with NXT attending her live shows until she was released from her contract.
Unfortunately, she left her three young children as orphans and widowed gladiator Cory Weston, a former NXT tag team champion alongside Buddy Murphy.
In her last social media post, posted on Instagram over 24 hours ago, Sara wrote about her recent return to the gym for the first time since her sinus infection. “I’m celebrating finally being healthy enough to go to the gym two days in a row. The first sinus infection of my life wrecked me.”