Wife says Rik Mayall suffered 'cardiac event'

June 12, 2014 4:21 PM

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LONDON (AP) — The wife of Rik Mayall says the comedian suffered an "acute cardiac event," though a coroner's office says a post-mortem on the late entertainer was inconclusive.

Mayall, a pioneer of British alternative comedy and star of sitcom "The Young Ones," died suddenly on Monday. He was 56.

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