TMZ.Com: Roddy Piper Cause Of Death Connected To Blood Clot


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The cause of death for “Rowdy” Roddy Piper was a blood clot that led to a fatal heart attack.

Here is the full TMZ report:
“Rowdy” Roddy Piper died from a blood clot in his lungs … TMZ has learned.

We’ve obtained a copy of the death certificate, which shows the wrestling legend had pulmonary embolism (a blood clot) that triggered a heart attack.

The death certificate helps explain the clot … Roddy suffered from hypertension for years, resulting in chronic high blood pressure. Clotting can occur as a result of high blood pressure.

And the document reminds everyone how much of a force Roddy was in his profession … his occupation is listed as “PROFESSIONAL WRESTLER … 45 YEARS.”

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