Wife: Journalist Wahl died of aortic aneurysm at World Cup
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) – Grant Wahl died of a ruptured blood vessel when he was stricken while covering a World Cup match last weekend, according to an autopsy of the well-known American soccer writer.
Wahl’s wife, Dr. Céline Gounder, says an autopsy was conducted by the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office.
She writes “Grant died from the rupture of a slowly growing, undetected ascending aortic aneurysm with hemopericardium,” a reference to the wall that surrounds the heart.
She says “no amount of CPR or shocks would have saved him.”
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12/14/2022 11:00:10 AM (GMT -6:00)