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Prosecutor disputes WWE's assertion that son had mental retardation

Updated: July 3, 2007, 6:53 PM ET
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ATLANTA -- A prosecutor investigating pro wrestler Chris Benoit, who killed his wife and son and committed suicide, is questioning World Wrestling Entertainment's early assertion that the boy had a form of mental retardation called Fragile X syndrome.

A spokesperson for WWE -- which shortly after the killings deflected speculation about steroids by saying the Benoits had argued over whether the wrestler should stay home more to take care of the 7-year-old son -- also backed away Tuesday ...

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