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A Philadelphia-area independent wrestler was found dead in his home on Friday by his mother. Trent Acid (real name Michael Verdi) was just 29 years old.

Verdi had wrestled for different Philly promotions like Combat Zone Wrestling, Juggalo Championship Wrestling and Ring of Honor (ROH) Wrestling.

The indy wrestler had been arrested for heroin possession on April 2, 2010 in the 500 block of Larkspur Street in Philadelphia, PA.

Johnny Kashmere, his tag team partner in the Backseat Boyz was shocked to hear the news:

“I cant believe i’m typing this….Trent Acid my best brother for life, has passed away. he was found at his home this morning around 9am by this mother. i have no info now and i can barely stand up, will know more soon….keep him and everyone in your prayres please this is horrible. I love you trent RIP”

Verdi was very popular among his fan base and wrestling colleagues. The cause of death has not been revealed at this time.