Roddy Piper passed away as a result of a heart attack triggered by a pulmonary embolism in his lung, according to the death certificate obtained by TMZ.
His records also confirm that he had a history of high blood pressure and hypertension. Ric Flair noted on his podcast that Piper had several heart attacks in the last few years. Piper was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2006 but Piper said that he was cancer free on November 2014.
Piper passed away on July 31st at the age of 61.