Rochester winner Joanie "Chyna" to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) – WWE has announced that a Rochester native will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class in 2019.

According to, the late Joanie "Chyna" Laurer will be inducted into the D-Generation X. She will be inducted with Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Road Dogg, Billy Gunn and X-Pac.

Laurer attended school in Penfield and Pittsford, then Rochester during her youth.

Laurer died in April 2016. An autopsy revealed that she had died after consuming a combination of prescription drugs and alcohol.

The 2019 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 6 in Brooklyn.

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