15 Wrestlers That Died Prematurely

Brian Pillman

Brian Pillman

At only 35 years old, Pillman was found dead on October 5, 1997 in his hotel room in Bloomington, Minnesota. The cause of his death was an undetected heart condition - arteriosclerotic heart disease. Pillman’s use of drugs and alcohol likely accelerated the time and cause of his death.

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