WWE Hall of Famer Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts Hospitalised

WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts is currently unconscious in a Las Vegas hospital, according to Wrestling Inc.

Roberts, 59, was on a flight to Las Vegas yesterday afternoon, where he passed out and has been unconscious since. An ambulance transported Roberts from the plane to a nearby hospital.

Wrestling Inc’s reporter Raj Giri said: “I am told that Roberts has double pneumonia, and doctors have said that his lungs are filled with fluid and there is a mass on his brain.”

Born Aurelian Smith, Jr, Jake was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame on Saturday 5th April 2014 by his friend and former WCW World Champion, Diamond Dallas Page.

Updated: Thursday 28 August 2014