This news must bring so much closure for Michael Galeota‘s family.
As we previously reported, the former Disney star shockingly passed away in January 2016 at the young age of 31 after apparently struggling with various health problems — including diverticulitis, hypertension, and high cholesterol. So sad!
However, eight months later, The Jersey actor’s cause of death has finally been confirmed. According to TMZ, Michael’s history with high blood pressure caused him to have heart disease. Supposedly Galeota’s death certificate shows that the former child star had atherosclerosis heart disease which causes a plaque build up on the artery wall. The certificate also lists hypertension as a major factor in Michael’s cause death. So sad!
This paperwork simply confirms what earlier reports speculated, that Michael died from natural causes. Our thoughts are with the entire Galeota family during this trying time!
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