UPDATE 1-British comedian Rik Mayall suffered "acute cardiac event"

June 12, 2014 4:32 PM

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LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) - Anarchic British comic actor Rik Mayall, who died suddenly this week aged 56, suffered an "acute cardiac event" at home, his widow said on Thursday.

Mayall, who revolutionised television sitcoms with "The Young Ones" in the 1980s, died on Monday.

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