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R.I.P.

Hugh Hefner Went Into Cardiac Arrest And Respiratory Failure After Contracting An E. Coli Infection

His former girlfriend said he had been ‘in poor health’ for a while.

As fans continue to mourn the loss of Hugh Hefner, the Los Angeles Department of Public Health released his death certificate today, which indicates that an E. Coli infection contributed to the media icon’s cardiac arrest.

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