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Heavy D

Over 300 Pounds When He Died,

Autopsy Set for Today

11/9/2011 7:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Heavy D weighed 344 pounds at the time of his death yesterday ... law enforcement tells TMZ.

Officials recorded Heavy's height and weight as part of their investigation into his sudden and unexpected passing. We're told the rapper measured in at 6'4".

Heavy famously lost 135 pounds back in 2003 -- but insisted the decision to drop the weight was in an effort to get acting roles ... and wasn't health related.

An autopsy is scheduled to begin this morning.

TMZ broke the story ... Heavy D died yesterday after collapsing outside of his Beverly Hills condo.

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1.

writenow    

He had a good time and better life than these American kids.

993 days ago
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Muppet    

Poor man, having pneumonia and all that extra weight his heart probably gave out. :(

993 days ago
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cindy    

They didn't call him Heavy for nothin'

993 days ago
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nuffsaid    

Im glad to hear he was conscience when the paramedics arrived. I wonder what he told them?

993 days ago
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Jay W.     

A lot of weight = Stress on the heart...

993 days ago
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Delaware D    

RIP. Watch "The Cider House Rules" in his honor; he was really good in that!

993 days ago
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krystyle    

Thanks TMZ for putting up Heavy D.. As we know ya'll don't put to many Black or mixed up your site.. So thnaks. as for Heavy D, He was A Kind Soul, Good People! B.I.P

993 days ago
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tifosi44    

Is this really news that anyone cares about? Good riddance!

993 days ago
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Buddy The Elf    

At least he chose an accurate stage name.

993 days ago
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two cents    

This is why you never see fat, old people. Meh.

993 days ago
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Abysmal     

tifosi44-Considering the fact he had a major influence on rap in the 1990s and has done more than you will do in a lifetime, I'd say yes.

993 days ago
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cycluv    

I'm no doctor, but it sounds like he died of Pulmonary Embolism, blood clot in the lung...

993 days ago
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Dark December    

Had my money on diabetes getting him!

993 days ago
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cycluv    

I'm no doctor, but it sounds like he died from a Pulmonary Embolism; blood in the lung.

993 days ago
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jussomeguy    

Yeah, fatso's body didn't have much choice but to throw in the towel. Why is it that rappers and their fans are so often so damn obese? Is that where their attitude and false swagger comes from? -- an overcompensation for their total lack of self respect? I can't imagine being such an grotesquely inflated blob of grease, and then choosing to call more attention to the fact with a loser name.

993 days ago
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