Chris Benoit case 0 Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 10 Darryl Dyck / Edmonton Sun An investigation concluded that professional wrestler Chris Benoit killed his family in June 2007 and that he acted alone. A wrongful death filed in June 2009 claims Benoit's doctor and unnamed drug distributors prescribed drugs that caused Benoit to strangle his wife Nancy and smother 7-year-old son Daniel inside their Fayette County home. 2 / 10 Joey Ivansco / AJC Fayette County Sheriff's Detective Bo Turner heads to Benoit's house, where the killings and suicide occurred. 3 / 10 Johnny Crawford / AJC Joel Lynch, Nikki Carrol, Barbara Mann read messages on flowers outside the front gate of the Benoit home east of Peachtree City in June 2007. 4 / 10 Sun Media / 2001 photo Benoit, a former World Wrestling Entertainment star, was found to have abnormally high levels of testosterone in his body at the time of his death. 5 / 10 Jenni Girtman / AJC Dr. Phil Astin III, the Benoits' doctor, pleaded guilty in January 2009 to illegally dispensing drugs. The Benoit family filed a wrongful death suit against Astin in June. 6 / 10 Larry Wong / CanWest News Service During happier times, Benoit kisses his wife, Nancy, after a ceremony at Edmonton City Hall honoring the hometown hero who won the WWE heavyweight championship. 7 / 10 LDP Images Benoit holds his mentally disabled child son, Daniel, who suffered from a rare medical condition. 8 / 10 Darryl Dyck / Edmonton Sun Nancy Benoit wanted Chris not to travel so much while she coped with their son. 9 / 10 Elissa Eubanks / AJC Nancy Benoit's father and sister, Paul and Sandra Toffoloni, leave the memorial service in Daytona Beach, Fla. 10 / 10 Elissa Eubanks / AJC The urns containing the ashes of Nancy Benoit and her son Daniel, 7, were shaped like starfish. View Comments 0 Sign up for e-newsletters Want more news? Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your inbox.