Coroner: Heavy D Dies From 'Natural Causes'
December 27, 2011 at 1:55 PM (PT)
The LOS ANGELES coroner's office has finished its autopsy on rapper HEAVY D (NET NEWS, NOV. 9th) and concluded that he died of natural causes, the AP reports. The cause of death was pulmonary embolism and deep leg vein thrombosis; he also suffered from arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
The self-proclaimed "overweight lover" of hip-hop, whose real names was DWIGHT ERRINGTON, collapsed outside his BEVERLY HILLS home on NOV. 8th. He was 44 .Coroner's office spokesman CRAIG HARVEY said blamed his weight and a transcontinental jet flight as contributing factors to his demise.