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Johnny Tapia Cause of Death Was Not a Drug Overdose, Says Wife

ALBUQUERQUE., –  Today a press conference was held at Team Tapia Gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the late five-time champion Johnny Tapia’s wife Teresa announced that her husband’s cause of death was  heart disease and hypertension.

Tapia was found dead by his wife on May 27th in their Albuquerque home.

More details should arise within the week.

Other Sources:
NewMexicoBoxing:
Article Pending
KOAT 7: Wife releases cause of Johnny Tapia’s death
Albuquerque Journal: Breaking: Widow Says Johnny Tapia Didn’t Overdose

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