Reveals Cardiac Arrest, Blood Infection
10/3/2017 9:09 AM PDT
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.