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Ultimate Warrior

Suffered Fatal Heart Attack

... Autopsy Shows

4/14/2014 11:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Ultimate Warrior Cause of DeathThe Ultimate Warrior died from a massive heart attack ... this according to the medical examiner who conducted the autopsy, TMZ has learned. 

Officials tell TMZ ... the official cause of death for Warrior -- real name James Hellwig -- was determined to be "Atherosclerotic/Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease" ... aka heart disease. 

Officials classified Warrior's death as "natural" -- meaning neither drugs nor alcohol were directly involved.

As we previously reported, Warrior clutched his chest outside of an Arizona hotel on April 8 while walking with his wife. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, but never regained consciousness. 

Warrior was 54 years old.


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People need to stop gossiping about what he did or didnt none of you no **** cause u didnt kno him u just sit there n talk **** bout sum1 u never were around or even spent an hour of ur life with him sum liked n will miss him sum wont this shouldnt be a place to gossip it should be people giving condolences not talk **** bout sum1 they never really knew

153 days ago


I don't care what the warrior (aka james hellwig )did in the past all i know he was a great entertainer.So
REST IN PICE.I met the warrior at san diego ca.in
1996 at the comic con and got a autographic .I also have
2 more autographics by him.

151 days ago


So many idiots nowadays.Many guys commenting here have no respect at all.Making up idiotic stories on James Hellwig's cause of death. It was already determined that it was a heart attack.You miserable pricks should get a life instead of making nonsense comments on the internet.Get a life morons and so some respect to other people.

130 days ago
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