In shocking news, AEW wrestler Brodie Lee (real name Jon Huber, formerly known as Luke Harper in WWE) passed away yesterday at the age of 41 from an undisclosed non-covid lung condition. Lee’s passing was confirmed by both his wife and AEW. See the announcements below:
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) December 27, 2020
Some additional info on the passing of Brodie Lee, aka former WWE star Luke Harper, via his wife’s IG. #RIPBrodie Gone way too soon. This one hurts. The guy had so much more to give.
My condolences to all of you who knew him. My heart hurts for all of you. Hang in there. pic.twitter.com/3ZJksm1JDJ
— Ryan Satin (@ryansatin) December 27, 2020
Lee, a former AEW TNT Champion, WWE Intercontinental Champion, and WWE Smackdown Tag Team Champion, has been off of AEW Dynamite for weeks with an unexplained injury. We are sure that more information will be released when it is made available from official sources. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Lee’s family and his friends during this incredibly difficult time.