On June 25, 2007, Chris Benoit, his wife Nancy, and his 7 year old son Daniel were found dead from an apparent murder-murder-suicide. Later, the police revealed that Chris killed his wife Nancy on June 23 and his son Daniel the following day. Chris hung himself on Monday June 25, 2007. The reason behind the murders is unknown. Benoit was scheduled to appear at the Vengeance pay per view on June 24,2007. However, the day before Chris informed the WWE that he had an family emergency and was unable to make the show. Chris sent several disturbing text message to two friends that Saturday. After the WWE was unable to get in contact with Chris, they called the Atlanta Police to go by for a welfare check. When the Authorities arrived, they found Nancy body in the living room, Daniel's body in his bed, and Chris was found in his weight room.