Professional wrestler, valet, and actress, Daffney whose real name was Shannon Claire is being reported to have on September 2nd, 2021 a day after posting an Instagram Live video that appeared to show her holding a pistol to her head and threatening to commit suicide, and expressed her wishes to have her brain sent for CTE testing. She was 46 years old.
Was Daffney Married?
Daffney was married to the founding member of Stuck Mojo and as the lead guitarist of heavy metal band Fozzy, The Duke (real name, Richard Park Ward). It is not clear when the two got married or when they divorced. The Duke has since remarried and he and his wife Julie live in the Atlanta area.
Daffney Death & Cause
During an Instagram Live video on September 1, 2021, Spruill appeared to have a pistol, threatened suicide, and expressed her wishes to have her brain sent for CTE testing. She was found dead the following day. She was 46 years old.
Police in Georgia tried to locate the 46-year-old, according to TMZ, while fans and fellow wrestlers took to social media in an attempt to reach Unger (née Shannon Claire Spruill) after the videos were shared by the Twitter account Skulls Media but it seems it was too late.
SHIMMER Wrestling posted in a tribute on Twitter, “We are very sad to have to announce the passing of Shannon Spruill aka Daffney Unger @screamqueendaff. We are posting this at the request of her family. Please respect their privacy at this trying time. I will miss you my logical sister from another mister.” -Lexie Fyfe
"We are very sad to have to announce the passing of Shannon Spruill aka Daffney Unger @screamqueendaff. We are posting this at the request of her family. Please respect their privacy at this trying time.
I will miss you my logical sister from another mister."
— SHIMMER Wrestling (@SHIMMERwomen) September 2, 2021
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