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Autopsy results on The Ultimate Warrior will not be released yet

Results from wrestling legend James Hellwig’s autopsy will not be released just yet, according to a report from the Associated Press.

Autopsy results on The Ultimate Warrior will not be released yet

James Hellwig, better known as The Ultimate Warrior, makes his way to the ring during WWE Monday Night Raw at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. (AP Photo/NOLA.com, David Grunfeld)
James Hellwig, better known as The Ultimate Warrior, makes his way to the ring during WWE Monday Night Raw at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. (AP Photo/NOLA.com, David Grunfeld)

Results from wrestling legend James Hellwig’s autopsy will not be released just yet, according to a report from the Associated Press.

Hellwig, better known to legions of wrestling fans as The Ultimate Warrior, died Tuesday due to a “catastrophic medical event” outside of a hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz.

The Maricopa County Medical Examiner performed an autopsy Thursday, but county spokeswoman Cari Gerchick said that the examiner’s office had no plans to release any preliminary findings. She did not say when any information would be released.

Gerchick also said that determining Hellwig’s cause of death would take longer than usual because his death appeared to be medical-related.

Vaughn Johnson Sports Producer
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