It was revealed today by the Clark County Coroner that Vinnie Paul’s (Pantera, Damageplan, HELLYEAH, etc.) cause of death was natural causes due to dilated cardiomyopathy (enlarged heart) and heart disease. A representative of the family shared the following statement:
“Vincent Paul Abbott died from natural causes, specifically, dilated cardiomyopathy. Severe coronary artery disease was identified as a significant condition to the cause of death according to the official report submitted by the Clark County Coroner’s office. We ask that you please continue to respect the privacy of the family and friends of Vinnie Paul. No further statement will be issued.”
Paul passed away in his sleep on June 22nd, 2018 at the age of 54 at his home is Las Vegas, NV. He is buried in Arlington, TX alongside his brother, Dimebag Darrell and their mother Carolyn.