Sherman Hemsley’s Cause of Death Revealed
Last month, comedy fans across the globe were heartbroken when Sherman Hemsley, the star of the iconic show “The Jeffersons,” passed away at 74. After being laid to rest, a coroner’s report has now revealed the true cause of Hemsley’s death.
According to TMZ, the El Paso County Texas Medical Examiner has determined that Hemsley died as a result of a cancerous mass on his lung.
The Postmortem Report has listed the primary cause of death as “superior vena cava syndrome” — a complication resulting from a mass on the lung.
The report claims that Hemsley had been advised to undergo chemotherapy and radiation therapy treatment before his passing. It’s unclear if he was a smoker.
Once again, we say R.I.P. Sherman Hemsley and below you can check out some other funnymen who left us too soon. –nicholas robinson