Matt Osborne...wrestling's original Doink The Clown...was found dead in his home in Plano, Texas on Friday.  He was 55.  Police said his death appeared to be accidental, but they launched a homicide investigation anyway.

Although several people have played Doink over the years, Borne was the first.  He originated the character in the WWE in 1992.  In recent years, Osborne had struggled with substance abuse issues.

Here's Doink's first official match in the WWE...back when it was the WWF: