Just minutes ago, Triple H tweeted the news that WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes died today at the age of 69.
Saddened to hear the passing of Dusty Rhodes. Legend, teacher, mentor, friend...Love you Dream #BookinAintEasyKid pic.twitter.com/ZxlGSgKB8J— Triple H (@TripleH) June 11, 2015
WWE.com then confirmed the news:
WWE is deeply saddened that Virgil Runnels, aka "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes — WWE Hall of Famer, three-time NWA Champion and one of the most captivating and charismatic figures in sports entertainment history — passed away today at the age of 69.
No cause of death was revealed.
Update: The Wrestling Observer is reporting Rhodes had a fall at his house today and "his kidneys were shutting down."