Cocaine Contributed to High Energy Pitchman's Death
A Florida medical examiner says cocaine played a role in the death in June of famous pitchman Billy Mays.
Mays, 50, was found dead by his wife in his Tampa condo. The cause of death was ruled to be heart disease, but toxicology reports show cocaine was a contributing factor.
Mays was born in western Pennsylvania, but he got his start hawking products on the Atlantic City boardwalk.
He became a fixture on the home show circuit before making it big on the TV screen with his in-your-face pitch.
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