Comic May died of heart failure
Medical examiners in Las Vegas say comic Ralphie May’s death was from high blood pressure and heart disease. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg says the comedian whose body was found Oct. 6 at a home in Las Vegas died of heart failure due to hypertensive cardiovascular disease. The death was ruled to be from natural causes. May was 45 and had a wife and two children in Nashville, Tenn.