Further Details On The Death Of Mitsuharu Misawa

Further details regarding the death of Mitsuharu Misawa have been revealed. Mike Aldren of the Wrestling Globe Newsletter is reporting that Misawa took the suplex at around 8:45 PM JST. The referee running the match asked Misawa if he could move following the suplex and he responded no. Misawa then lost consciousness a few seconds later. The match was stopped just after the twenty-seven minute mark and Pro Wrestling NOAH officials came into the ring.

A doctor was brought in from the crowd and he tried a heart massage on Misawa. According to Aldren, Misawa had stopped breathing by that point and the massage brought back his pulse. Misawa was rushed to a hospital and officially pronounced dead at 10:10 PM JST.

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