It has been revealed that legendary TV star Andy Griffith died from a heart attack.
The actor passed away suddenly two days ago and the death certificate revealed today that the star suffered a heart attack, according to The Chicago Tribune. The certificate claims the actor suffered the attack a full 24 hours before his death on Tuesday.
It also details Griffith’s battles with coronary artery disease, hypertension and hyperlipidemia, a condition related to high cholesterol, for years.
The star of Matlock and The Andy Griffith Show was buried on the grounds of his farm, situated on North Carolina’s Roanoke Island, with a small group of family and friends attending a private service beforehand.