He was caught in a riptide along with his son at Venice Beach, Californian on Sunday. According to reports, Gaspard told the rescuers to help his son first.
As I write this, we're days removed from the tragedy. I think it would be foolish to believe this will end on a happy note.
The wrestler was part of the Cryme Tyme tag team alongside JTG. They portrayed a pair of street hoodlums, but it was more of an ironic/parody portrayal of that kind of character.