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John E. du Pont, 72, who murdered Olympic champion Dave Schultz, dies in prison in Pennsylvania



Numerous media have reported that John E. du Pont, 72, who murdered Olympic wrestling champion Dave Schultz, died in prison this morning in Pennsylvania.

Delaware County Daily Times - Millionare Murder du Pont dies in jail at 72

Philadelphia Inquirer- Du Pont heir, killer of Olympic wrestler, dies

Associated Press - Imprisoned heir to du Pont chemical fortune dies

ABC News 6 - Millionare John du Pont dies in prison at 72

Nancy Schultz, Dave Schultz’ widow and a leader in the wrestling community, said that she felt an odd sense of relief after hearing the news.

“The Schultz family wants to thank everyone who has spent time supporting us the whole time and helped us in so many ways,” said Nancy Schultz.

Word is quickly reaching those within the wrestling community.

“We are hopeful that the wrestling community, and especially Dave Schultz’ family and friends, will find closure from this unfortunate part of our shared experience of losing our friend Dave Schultz,” said Rich Bender, Executive Director of USA Wrestling.

Those who wish to comment on the life of Dave Schultz can do so on USA Wrestling's message boards at the following link
Remembering Dave Schultz message board



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