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Billy Mays (Michael C. Weimar/Discovery Communications LLC)


Billy Mays probably died of a heart attack, a Florida medical examiner said yesterday. The TV pitchman, 50, died in his sleep Saturday night. There was early speculation that a head bump during a rough airplane landing that day contributed to his death. But Hillsborough County Medical Examiner Vernard Adams said Mays had no evidence of head trauma -- but did have heart disease, which is "perfectly consistent with sudden death." The official cause will be determined after tests are completed in a few weeks.

By The Reliable Source  |  June 30, 2009; 1:01 AM ET
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I really started liking his booming voice and his BLUE shirt. I watch every episode of PITCHMEN. I will surely miss him, and I think that it will be to find a replacement for him.

Posted by: tomfteter52 | July 1, 2009 2:07 AM | Report abuse

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