Hugh Hefner Death Certificate Reveals Cardiac Arrest, Blood Infection

Hugh Hefner

Death Certificate

Reveals Cardiac Arrest, Blood Infection

10/3/2017 9:09 AM PDT

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Hugh Hefner ultimately died of cardiac arrest, but his death certificate reveals he was also battling a few other ailments.

According to the doc, Hef was suffering from septicemia — a severe inflammation of body tissues triggered by an infection in the blood. He’d also been dealing with E. coli … and both are listed as contributing factors.

The main cause of death is listed as cardiac arrest.

As we reported, Hefner died last week at the Playboy Mansion … surrounded by loved ones at 91.