Source: PWInsider

Independent wrestler Tim Roberts, who infamously appeared as The Zombie on the first episode of WWE's ECW on Sci-Fi in 2006, passed away some time overnight. No word yet on how he died but he was found in bed. He was 38.

Roberts was trained by WWE Hall of Famer Johnny Rodz and helped out around the school in recent years. Besides Northeast indies, he also worked a lot for promotions in Puerto Rico.

Update 1/7/2015 4:11 PM ET: Corrected an earlier version of the article that sated that Roberts was 48 when he passed away, when he was 38.

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