LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Coroner’s officials have released the cause of death for rapper Heavy D.

According to an autopsy report, Dwight Errington Myers died from a pulmonary embolism caused by deep leg vein thrombosis.

The autopsy also revealed that Heavy D has cardiovascular disease, the Los Angeles County Coroner said. His cause of death was classified as “natural.”

Myers died on Nov. 9 at the age of 44.

He was the lead member of the group Heavy D & the Boyz which rose to fame for the theme song for “In Living Color” and “MADtv.”


» Rapper Heavy D Dead At 44

Comments (8)
  1. greg says:

    and WHO cares? 1 down many many more to go

    1. Hollywood Reporter says:

      Amen to that.

      1. TheWindrunner says:


    2. The Big Logic says:

      Cool post, thanks!

    3. Echo Kilo 21 says:

      Who cares? Another noise making mudflap who spoke ebonics, n ot English. Were fighting a war and soldiers are dieing at the hands of terrorists and they make a big deal about some DB.

  2. thinkabouit says:

    The comments are sarcastic, remember your day is coming…..Now you have time to get right with God .

    1. The Big Logic says:

      U left out a ‘T’ bro!

  3. no mo fried chicken says:

    The M/E report left out the true cause per the families request.

    Fried chicken as the cause of death.

    Ban fried chicken!

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