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 Posted: Wed Aug 19th, 2015 09:47 pm
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bpickering wrote: TMZ is reporting this morning that the heart attack that killed Roddy Piper on July 31 was caused by pulmonary embolism (blood clot) in his lungs.


'Rowdy' Roddy Piper suffered a fatal heart attack brought on by a blood clot in his lungs, reports TMZ, which has obtained a copy of the WWE star's death certificate.

The document states that Piper, who passed away at 61, had a pulmonary embolism (a blood clot) that triggered a heart attack.

The clot, explains the death certificate, was likely brought on by the fact that Piper suffered from hypertension for years, which caused chronic high blood pressure that may have resulted in clotting.