Heavy D died from a pulmonary embolism caused by deep leg vein thrombosis according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. TMZ is reporting that a pulmonary embolism which is a blockage of one or more arteries in the lungs, most often caused by blood clots which travel from other parts of the body. In Heavy’s case, the clot was formed in his legs.
Heavy who also suffered from heart disease could have been a contributing factor in his death.
The Coroner’s Office has classified the death as “natural.”