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WWE: Chris Benoit Toxicology Report

The toxicology reports on Chris, Nancy and Daniel Benoit were announced this afternoon by Dr. Kris Sperry at a press conference in Atlanta this aftenoon.

Benoit was found with the drugs testosterone cypionate, Xanax and Hydrocodone in his system at the time of his death. The Hydrocodone was not at an elevated level to the point there was indication of using it in above theraputic dosages. The level of testosterone cypianote was such that he would have failed any sports drug test, although he was prescribed the steroids by Dr. Phil Astin due his body producing a low level of testosterone, likely from his decades of steroid usage. It is virtually impossible to detect Growth Hormone usage in such tests. There was no evidence of any other steroids in his system. Although there was an empty bottle of wine in the weight room, he did not have elevated alcohol levels detected.

Sperry noted that due to decomposition, by the time authorities found the bodies, it was enough to hurt in rendering findings from the test.

Nancy Benoit also had Xanax, Hydrocodone and Hydromporphone in her body, all at theraputic levels, noting she was recovering from major surgery.

Daniel Benoit had Xanax in his system, which police believe was administered by Chris to put him to sleep before killing him. There was no evidence of what substances may have been injected into his arm from the needle marks evident.

Sperry said that it was impossible for the tests to determine whether or not Daniel Benoit had Fragile X syndrome, so that, like most things involved with this case, remains a technically unanswered question.