Comedian Leslie Jordan’s cause behind his death finally comes to light. On January 19 the autopsy from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office revealed his cause of death months after his death. On October 24 of 2022, he passed away at the age of 67. However, at that time his rep reaveld he died in a car accident. Let’s find out what’s the real cause.
Leslie Jordan’s death is from a “sudden cardiac dysfunction
On January 19 the autopsy from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office revealed Jordan’s cause of death. According to them, The Will &Grace alum left the world because of a “sudden cardiac dysfunction.” They also revealed that his death is natural.
According to the Cleveland Clinic, it occurs when the heart suddenly stops beating because “an electrical issue makes your heart stop pumping blood.”
On October 24 after his death, his rep released a statement. It follows: “The world is definitely a much darker place today without the love and light of Leslie Jordan. Not only was he a mega talent and joy to work with, but he provided an emotional sanctuary to the nation at one of its most difficult times.”
the statement also added, “What he lacked in height he made up for in generosity and greatness as a son, brother, artist, comedian, partner and human being. Knowing that he has left the world at the height of both his professional and personal life is the only solace one can have today.”
Celebrities mourn his death
Jordan’s Will & Grace co-stars give tribute to the late author. Moreover, Megan Mullally who spent time with him at a book festival in Washington, D.C. also mourns his loss. She wrote on Instagram, “I’m so so glad that I got to spend some time with Leslie that day before and after the event, just us, catching up. I felt such a deep affection for him that day.”
She added, “He was so warm and present and darling. as we were leaving, I got a couple more big hugs and told him I loved him, as usual. so glad! what a gift! and so. love you, Leslie. miss you already. and one thing I know for sure… there will never ever be another you.”