cause of death

Florida Pastor Zachery Tims, whose body was found in a New York City hotel room in August 2011, died of a cocaine and heroin overdose, according to a medical examiner’s office. The office released the cause of death following a New York appellate court ruling on Dec. 10 upholding a lower court’s decision that the […]

The cause of death of actor Sherman Hemsley has been revealed. The actor most famous for playing George Jefferson on “The Jeffersons” died as a result of lung cancer. An autopsy on Hemsley revealed he had a cancerous mass on his lung, according to the El Paso County Texas Medical Examiner. The primary cause of […]

Sealed pending appeal. That’s the status of the cause of death of Zachery Tims, the Orlando, Fla.-area mega-church pastor who died in a Times Square hotel room last August. A New York State Appellate Court ruled on the case on Tuesday. Tims’ autopsy and toxicology reports have been completed since October, but Madeline Tims, mother […]

According to the Fulton County Medical Examiner, Stacey English, who went missing in late December in Buckhead, Ga., died from hypothermia, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The medical examiner released the following statement on Tuesday afternoon: “The most likely cause of Stacey English’s death is cold exposure (hypothermia) complicating underlying neurological and psychiatric disorders,” according to […]

Heavy D died from a pulmonary embolism caused by deep leg vein thrombosis, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. TMZ is reporting that a pulmonary embolism — which is a blockage of one or more arteries in the lungs, most often caused by blood clots which travel from other parts of the body […]