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Aretha Franklin's Cause of Death Revealed

Aretha Franklin‘s cause of death has been revealed in her official death certificate.

The late music icon, who died at her home in Detroit, Mich. on Thursday (August 16) at 9:50 AM, died as the result of pancreatic cancer according to the document, via TMZ.

The certificate also says that Aretha will be entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit. The site is also the final resting place of Rosa Parks.

She was reportedly surrounded by friends and family when she passed, and had been in failing health for “many months” under hospice care.

Aretha‘s family is currently planning a four-day celebration of her life with an open casket public at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, followed by her funeral at Greater Grace Temple for close friends and family.

Our thoughts are with Aretha‘s loved ones at this difficult time.

Aretha Franklin Dead - Legendary Singer & 'Queen of Soul' Dies at 76

Legendary performer Aretha Franklin, often dubbed the Queen of Soul, has tragically passed away at the age of 76.

TMZ reports that the Queen of Soul had been battling cancer and she died on Thursday (August 16) at her home in Detroit.

Her amazing career spans decades, where she won 18 Grammys, has sold over 75 million records worldwide, has had 17 top 10 singles, 20 number 1 R&B singles, and much more. Some of her biggest hits include “Chain of Fools,” “Respect,” “A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like),” and so many others. In addition, Aretha was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame back in 1987, received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994, and was a Kennedy Center Honoree in 1994.

Our continued thoughts are with Aretha‘s friends and loved ones during this time.

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Lyric McHenry Dead - Reality Star Dies Hours After Celebrating 26th Birthday

Lyric McHenry, best known for her appearances on the E! reality show EJNYC, has died at the young age of 26.

The reality star was found dead on Tuesday morning (August 14) of a suspected drug overdose. She was found unresponsive on the sidewalk above the Major Deegan Expressway at Undercliff Ave. and Boscobel Place in Highbridge in the Bronx borough of New York City.

A small Ziplock bag of cocaine was found on McHenry on the scene and she was wearing just a pajama top and underwear, according to reports from the Daily Mail and NY Daily News.

Lyric McHenry, 26, was found sprawled out on the sidewalk above the Major Deegan Expressway at Undercliff Ave. and Boscobel Place in Highbridge at about 5 a.m. McHenry was rushed to Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, where she died. Police are investigating, the matter is ongoing,” authorities said in a statement.

Lyric was reportedly 20 weeks pregnant at the time of her death. She was a producer on the reality show, which was a spinoff of Rich Kids of Beverly Hills and followed EJ Johnson‘s adventures in New York City.

Hours before her death, Lyric celebrated her birthday with friends all around New York City and posted Instagram stories at Frederick Hotel, the SoHo Grand, and Dream Downtown. You can see screencaps in the gallery.

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Dennis Shields Dead - Bethenny Frankel's Ex Boyfriend Dead of Apparent Overdose

Dennis Shields, the ex-boyfriend of Bethenny Frankel, has died of an apparent overdose.

The New York City banker and LawCash CEO reportedly died of a suspected overdose and was found dead on Friday (August 10) at his Trump Tower apartment, according to TMZ.

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His assistant reportedly administered Narcan in an unsuccessful attempt to revive him. An autopsy is now reportedly pending.

Dennis and the Real Housewives of New York City star met nearly 30 years ago, but didn’t start dating until 2016. The two dated on and off ever since.

Our thoughts are with Dennis‘ loved ones at this time.

Jarrod Lyle Dead - Pro Golfer Passes Away at 36

Australian pro golfer Jarrod Lyle has passed away on Wednesday (August 8) at the young age of 36.

“It breaks my heart to tell everyone that Jarrod is no longer with us,” Lyle’s wife, Briony, said in a statement to the Sydney Morning Herald. “He passed away peacefully at 8:20 p.m. last night, having spent his final week in Torquay among his family and close friends.”

The couple have two daughters, Lusi, 6, and Jemma, 2, who are filled with grief and now must confront our lives without the greatest husband and father we could ever have wished for.”

Jarrod had been battling cancer on and off for years. In 1999, when he was 17, he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. The cancer came back in both 2012 and in 2017. Jarrod chose to discontinue his cancer treatments last week.

In total, Jarrod played in 121 PGA Tour tournaments and won two Nationwide Tour events 10 years ago.

Our thoughts are with Jarrod‘s loved ones during this time.