John Witherspoon’s Cause of Death Revealed

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The death certificate for 77-year-old John Witherspoon just came out and now the public knows how one of their favorite comedians died.

TMZ obtained the death certificate which listed the immediate cause of death as myocardial infarction — another term for heart attack.

The death certificate also lists coronary artery disease and obesity as underlying causes.