Bodybuilder Dallas McCarver, aka Big Country, has unfortunately passed away at the age of 26 according to TMZ. McCarver is the boyfriend of current WWE Raw Superstar Dana Brooke, and he reportedly died after choking on food inside his Florida home.
Dallas McCarver was found just after midnight on Tuesday morning by a friend and he was then transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Law enforcement officials noted that there appear to be no signs of foul play involved in his death.
Dana Brooke spoke to TMZ and said that the last thing her boyfriend said was that he was about to make dinner. She added that the last thing he said to her was, “I love you. Goodbye.” Brooke confirmed that the cause of death appears to be that McCarver choked on food, and there are no signs that he tried to harm himself.
Dallas McCarver started making a name for himself on the bodybuilding scene at the age of 21, and he placed 8th in the 2016 Mr. Olympia competition in 2016.
Dana Brooke says that the message for his fans is to stay strong as that’s what he would have wanted.
Just yesterday Brooke posted a heartwarming message about her boyfriend which can be seen below.
“Still got some time left to post #mcm –someone who Day in and day out is helping and giving so much to so many people !@dallasmccarver is one of the most genuine people I have ever met”