Jerry Lewis’ cause of death revealed

(WTNH) — A coroner in Nevada has given an update on the death of legendary comedian Jerry Lewis.

The coroner says Lewis died from “heart failure due to peripheral vascular disease.”

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Lewis was not only a comedian, but a filmmaker and actor as well.

He died Sunday in Las Vegas at the age of 91.

Lewis was also well known for his work as a philanthropist, working for decades to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and his Jerry’s Kids charity.

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