Andy Griffith’s Cause of Death Revealed

Jul 6, 2012  •  Post A Comment

Actor Andy Griffith, the beloved star of the television programs “Matlock” and "The Andy Griffith Show," died of a heart attack, reports Reuters, citing his death certificate.

The certificate said Griffith had dealt with hypertension, coronary artery disease and hyperlipidemia, a condition related to high cholesterol, for years, according to the story.

Griffith died Tuesday at 86 at his North Carolina home and was buried in a family cemetery, the article adds.

As previously reported, Griffith was buried less than five hours after he died, according to the wishes of his family.

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  1. AndyGriffith brought a sense of class to bucolic comedy. His like won’t be seen again. R.I.P.

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