Police investigating wrestler Owen Hart's death
from CBC.ca archives | Sun, 23 May 1999
KANSAS CITY - Homicide detectives are investigating the death of Canadian wrestler Owen Hart who died after a fall Sunday night, just before a match in Kansas City.
Hart died after he fell 18 metres to the ring during the World Wrestling Federation event. He was being lowered from the arena rafters by a cable.
Kansas City police say a preliminary investigation shows the cable did not break but something went wrong with the harness.