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Sage Stallone

Heart Attack -- Not Drugs

Cause of Death

8/30/2012 4:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0830_sage_stallone_gettySylvester Stallone's son, Sage Stallone, died from a heart attack ... and no drugs were found in his system ... TMZ has learned.

The L.A. County Coroner has determined Sage died from natural causes.  As for why he had a heart attack, we're told there was evidence of heart disease. 

A source connected with the Coroner tells TMZ ... it was "unusual" for a person Sage's age -- 36 -- to have such advanced coronary problems, but that's what killed him.

Sage's body was found July 13, but he may have been dead days earlier.


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This poor guy was trashed in every tabloid as a crazy druggie and I bet this news won't even register a speck of guilt in any of them.

784 days ago


What would it matter to anyone if Sage died with drugs in his system or not? It was only important to Stallone's attorney and Sylvestor to show that Sage wasn't a drug addict or drug dealer, so sly didn't seem like a bad father. But they'll have a hard time explaining all those industrial pill bottles. I agree with everyone who says that a heart attack can come from years of drug abuse. But hey, at least The Expendables made tons of cash with Stallone promoting it on the Tonight Show and elsewhere just a couple weeks after his son's death.

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784 days ago

The Real Victim    

At the age of 10 Sage was diagnosed with a heart murmur.

His sedentary life, addiction to cigarettes and sugary soda contributed to his cardiac arrest.

784 days ago

Lisa G    

I hope this brings some peace to his family. Especially his Dad. We love you Sly. RIP Sage.

784 days ago

get a life ho    

The coroner report is somewhat misleading and sounds like it was bought & paid for .
His absentee father who Sage wanted nothing more then a relationship with him was discarded like trash after the divorce from his first wife.

Heavy prescription drug use for over 10 years to ease his pain surely caused his heart disease

Sage died of a broken heart .,..

RIP my dear friend

784 days ago


Some of you nut balls continue to discuss drugs as the main issue. Or have cover up theories and what not. Not our business either way. . Poor man, a person who was kind to others , cared for others. and Then we have jerk offs on here that wouldn't hold a candle to Sage and your still breathing and spreading rumors of a person you never even met. Yep it's true the good die young. What a great loss this is. I know I feel crappy.

784 days ago


A fatal heart attack at that age is unusual but far from unheard of - given his family history and lifestyle choices.

784 days ago

Fools Rush In    

Sage's mother stated that he had five teeth pulled two weeks, or less, before he died. Heart attack and stroke risk go up significantly for a month following invasive dental procedures on decayed surfaces. The release of the dental bacteria into the system and the accompanying inflammation are believed to be the triggers on a system that's already vulnerable.

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bull****.. heart disease this bad to kill someone at 36.. yes it happens.. out of the blue.. no..

This kid nuked his heart and he might have been clean when it happened but he wasn't clean his whole life

784 days ago

bring back recent posts    

....none of it matters now...the peeps who know the whole story know whats going on...irrelevant...did he use or not use in past....sad...

784 days ago


Sylvester Stallone, your a big loser & coward to cover up your own son death..How much did it cost you..You could have helped so many people out there if you have let the real truth known, about your son. I'm no longer your fan, because you F@ckin EGO makes me coward..

784 days ago


Sly should have all of his other bio kids checked out promptly.

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Heart disease from years of drug use.

Young people can also get pneumonia from drug use and die that way too (Brittany Murphy?).

784 days ago

LA you're on the line    

Seriously? A death that young is "natural causes?"

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