Chyna left behind quite a legacy.
The WWE Universe is in mourning following the news that the former WWF wrestler was found dead at age 45 Wednesday. Police in Redondo Beach, Calif., were called to Chyna's apartment that afternoon after a friend discovered she was not breathing; the WWE superstar was pronounced dead on the scene. Chyna's manager told E! News late Wednesday that "she was found peacefully" but could not offer further details. As of now, her cause of death is unknown. However, police said there are no indications or signs that her death was the result of foul play.
Chyna's death was announced via Twitter. "It is with deep sadness to inform you today that we lost a true icon, a real life superhero," the statement read. "Joanie Laurer aka Chyna, the 9th wonder of the world has passed away. She will live forever in the memories of her millions of fans and all of us that loved her."
WWE chief brand officer and former wrestler Stephanie McMahon posted a tribute to Chyna on her Twitter account, writing, "I just heard the tragic news that @ChynaJoanLaurer has passed. She was truly a pioneer in our industry, and she will be missed. #RIPChyna."
As the news spread, past and present WWE Superstars tweeted their condolences: