Doink the Clown is dead.
Doink passed away Friday in Plano, Texas . Police have launched a homicide investigation into his death.
The Plano Police Department believe the death accidental. Allegedly drugs may have been involved
Doink the Clown was 55.
Austin Front contacted Austin Texas Artist Paul Beck who was speechless. Paul is known to be a long time fan of WWF. Later in the day Paul Beck released this statement " We will not forget the Doink. Are thoughts and prayers go out to the clowns family. We will not forget the original balloon animal". Paul also recounted the match between Stone Cold Steve Austin and Doink. Doink One last time in 1997 at the Slammy Awards and was attacked by Stone Cold Steve Austin, amidst crowd chants of "kill the clown". "Epic" Paul Beck
artist portrait of "Doink the Clown Doin' Business" by paul beck