According to by Globo TV, the black belt Ryan Gracie was found dead in a cell where he was being held in a police station in Sao Paulo. Ryan was held after being arrested and been accused of car theft yesterday in Sao Paulo. According to to Brazilian Newspapers Ryan had a nervous breakdown and attacked neighbors adn complained he was being followed just prior to the arrest. According to " O Dia" News paper Ryan saw his doctor and got administered sedatives. Sao Paulo State Secretary of Public Security, Ryan was alone in the cell.
Kid Peligro sends his condolences to the Gracie family. Ryan is survived by his son. More on this tragic develoment soon.