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An post-mortem has revealed steroids had been a contributing consider bodybuilder George Peterson’s dying.
Per the post-mortem outcomes obtained by TMZ Sports activities, Peterson’s official reason behind dying was listed as “sudden cardiac dysrhythmia as a result of hypertensive heart problems.”
It was additionally famous within the paperwork that “anabolic steroid use” contributed to his dying.
The Mr. Olympia competitors introduced Oct. 6 that Peterson died on the age of 37.
“It’s with nice unhappiness that we report the sudden passing of George Peterson, a champion on stage and off,” the assertion stated. “Our condolences exit to his household and all who revered and admired one of many kindest males we now have ever recognized.”
Per TMZ Sports activities, Peterson was in Orlando on the time of his dying getting ready for the Mr. Olympia competitors that was being held on the Orange County Conference Heart.
Roger Lockridge of Muscle and Health famous Peterson was thought of a favourite to win at Mr. Olympia earlier than he died.
Peterson competed in Mr. Olympia every of the earlier 4 years. He received the 2019 Arnold Traditional Physique Championship.