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UPDATED: Jay Briscoe Passes Away At 38, Details On Passing

January 18, 2023 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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UPDATE: A few new details have emerged regarding Jay Briscoe’s passing at the age of 38 on Tuesday. ABC affiliate WMDT in Delaware reports that a fatal collision took place at 5:30 PM ET in Laurel, with two fatalities. The outlet also reported that Laurel School District, where Briscoe’s daughters attended school, announced:

“Due to an unthinkable tragedy in our community this evening, The Laurel School District will be closed for tomorrow, Wednesday January 18, 2023. Schools will be reopen on Thursday. Please keep the Pugh Family in your thoughts and prayers.”

PWInsider reports that it is believed that that the driver of the other vehicle is the other person who passed away. Of note, there are a number of other rumors floating around about the accident that have not yet been confirmed. When and if they are confirmed, we will cover them then.

ORIGINAL: Jay Briscoe, one half of the ROH World Tag Team Champions, has passed away. Tony Khan posted to Twitter to announce that Briscoe, real name Jamin Pugh, passed away. PWInsider reports that the details are still preliminary but that it may have been a car accident. He was 38 years old.

Briscoe and his brother Mark were 13-time ROH World Tag Team Champions, including their current reign. The two signed with ROH in 2002 after making their debut for CZW in 2001. During his time in ROH, Jay was also a two-time ROH World Champion and had a run with the ROH World Six-Mag Tag Team Titles with Mark and Bully Ray.

On behalf of 411, our condolences to the family, friends, and many fans of Jay Briscoe. He will be missed.

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