Lawyer Disputes Lance Reddick's Cause Of Death Report: It's Incompatible With His Lifestyle

Lawyer Disputes Lance Reddick's Cause Of Death Report: It's Incompatible With His Lifestyle

Updated on April 07, 2023 14:49 PM by Andrew Koschiev

A cause of death has been determined for actor Lance Reddick — and it has been quickly disputed. First reported Reddick's death certificate to the public early Thursday but then obtained it, listing atherosclerotic coronary artery disease and ischemic heart disease as his immediate causes.

In response to the initial report, James Hornstein issued a statement. I have represented Lance and Stephanie Reddick for many years. The coroner's report on Lance's death certificate is not a result of an autopsy. Lance was never subjected to an autopsy during his lifetime. As far as I know, Lance had never been screened for such conditions during his lifetime," read the statement.

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He was the most physically fit person I had ever known. For his work away from home, the availability of gym facilities was a contractual requirement, and he exercised regularly at his home gym, which included extensive cardio. According to the death certificate, he ate as if a dietician monitored every meal. His lifestyle does not correspond to the information on the death certificate."

It concluded, "On behalf of Stephanie Reddick, the information on her death certificate does not corroborate and conflict with what is known to the family." A report stated that Reddick, 60, would be cremated, although Hornstein declined to comment." He was found dead at home on March 17 after starring in series such as The Wire and Bosch."

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Passed away unexpectedly

Lance Reddick, whose roles include The Wire, Bosch, Netflix's Resident Evil, and the John Wick films, passed away suddenly today from natural causes, according to his reps. He is survived by Stephanie, Yvonne Nicole Reddick, and Christopher and Yvonne Nicole Reddick. Please respect the privacy of Lance's family at this time.

Just a day before the actor's death, he shared a sweet Instagram post about his four dogs. He was seen sitting on a couch surrounded by his pets. The post was an endorsement of John Wick 4, released exactly one week after he died, and Hard Rock Hotels. On and off the screen, he spoils his dogs.

Comments were left on the post by fans

After Reddick's death came to light, fans commented on the post expressing their grief and condolences to his family. Among others, Reddick portrayed Cedric Daniels in The Wire and Charon in John Wick. He also played roles in Bosch, Resident Evil, Lost, and Oz on television, Godzilla vs. Kong, One Night in Miami, White House Down, and The Guest in film. 

In the year before his death, he was in pre-production on several films, including Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief in 2024, White Men Can't Jump with Jack Harlow, Shirley, and St. Sebastian from John Wick, and Ballerina from John Wick.

Also Read: Lance Reddick's Death: How Did It Happen

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