Bill Withers Had Cardiac Arrest Before Death

Roughly a month after his passing at age 81, the immediate cause of Bill Withers' death has been revealed in his death certificate as cardiopulmonary arrest.

AceShowbiz - Bill Withers died after suffering a cardiopulmonary arrest, which was complicated by longterm conditions COPD and arrhythmia.

According to his death certificate, obtained by TMZ, the singer's immediate cause of death is a cardiopulmonary arrest, with underlying causes listed as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bradyarrhythmia.

The soul music star died on March 30, 2020 at Providence Tarzana Regional Medical Center, and according to legal papers, he was subsequently laid to rest at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California.

At the time of his death, Bill's family described him as "a solitary man with a heart driven to connect to the world at large, with his poetry and music, he spoke honestly to people and connected them to each other."

Following the musician's passing, he has been honoured by several of his pals and industry peers, with stars including Justin Bieber, Avril Lavigne, and Michael Buble taking part in a singalong to his classic hit "Lean On Me" as part of Canada's Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble TV Covid-19 relief fundraiser.

John Legend, Sheryl Crow, Kid Rock, Lenny Kravitz, Brian Wilson, and Nile Rodgers were also among the big names honouring the music icon with their own tribute posts.

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