Shawn Wolfe, an adult film star also known as Shawn Paul Bertrand Jr., died of a reported drug overdose at the age of 35.
The news of Wolfe’s death was shared on Facebook by his mother, Valerie Wellner, who wrote that the family is “completely devastated” by the loss. Wellner provided further details on the circumstances of her son’s death, stating that it occurred at the home of an unknown person and that Wolfe had been staying at the Bailey Bouchay House in Seattle, Washington, which offers services and housing to those living with HIV and other chronic conditions. It is not clear why Wolfe was staying at the Bailey Bouchay House.
Wellner also requested the public’s assistance in retrieving her son’s personal belongings with no questions asked.
Wolfe was a popular performer for Falcon, HotHouse, and Raging Stallion and won the “Man of the Year” award from Raging Stallion in 2013. His onscreen work includes Powerload, Cockquest, and Best of Hard Friction 5.
Tributes from friends, family, and colleagues flooded in on Facebook.