Authorities Identify Body Found on Venice Beach as That of Shad Gaspard


-- Multiple sources are sadly reporting that a body has been found washed ashore on LA's Venice Beach and that the County Coroner has identified it as of Shad Gaspard, the former WWE wrestler who went missing on Sunday afternoon while swimming with his family. TMZ reports that the body was first found on the beach by a citizen who called police at 130 AM today and that officers responded immediately and recovered the body close to Venice Pier. The LA Fire Department then noted that the body matched the description of Gaspard - as a 6'6" black male over 240 lbs.