BILLY JACK HAYNES: Former wrestler Billy Jack Haynes arrested for fatal shooting of his wife

Posted on 2/11/124 by Colin Vassallo

Former wrestler Billy Jack Haynes, who wrestled for the WWF
in the mid 80s, fatally shot his wife and had a standoff with
police while locked in his home according to several news
outlets in Portland.

Haynes, now 70 years old, killed his second wife Janette, 85,
and police took a few hours to get him to surrender. He was
transported to a hospital where he is being treated for a
medical condition and will be sent straight to jail after

Police initially did not say it was Haynes on Thursday when
the incident happened but has now confirmed his identity.

Haynes wrestled for WWF between 1986 and 1988 with his most
prominent match coming at WrestleMania III against Hercules
Hernandez. He also had a stint with WCW but was a staple in
the Oregon wrestling for a long time.

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