The cause of Regis Philbin’s death has been identified.
The favorite TV presenter died of a myocardial infarction due to coronary heart disease and hypertension, a spokeswoman for the office of the main medical examination in Farmington, Connecticut, confirmed on Wednesday on page “Six”. Philbin died on Friday, July 24, at the age of 88.
Family “Who wants to be a millionaire?” The host issued a statement mourning his death after he died.
“We are very sad that our beloved Regis Philbin passed away last night for natural reasons, one month ashamed of his 89th birthday,” his family wrote.
His former co-host, Katie Lee Gifford, also revealed when she last saw her good friend.
“We just had the best time,”; she said of dinner with Philbin and his wife, Joy. “I just thought to myself, ‘Lord, is this the last time I’ve seen my friend?’ “Because I failed, I can say.
Philbin’s other longtime screen partner Kelly Ripa also thanked the legend of the game show.
“When people grow up, you always know that certain things are inevitable, and dying is one of those things, but Regis is one of the people we all believed in, I think somehow we can figure out the way to the inevitable.” Emotional Ripa, who worked with Philbin for 11 years, said on “Live!”