Officials are now saying that cocaine may have played a role in the death of TV pitchman Billy Mays.While the official cause of death remains heart disease, the medical examiner in charge of Mays' autopsy has said that cocaine use " caused or contributed to the development of his heart disease, and therefore contributed to his death."He was also found to have traces of hydrocodone, oxycodone, tramadol, Xanax, and Valium.From an article at CNN: "Mays died from a lethal arrhythmia of the...Read Full Story
The date for television informercial legend Billy Mays has been set for this Friday in Pennsylvania. Mays, who was raised Catholic, will be honored at a funeral Mass at St. Mary Church in McKees Rocks, a suburb of Pittsburgh.From an article at the AP: The funeral for television product pitchman Billy Mays will be held Friday in the Pittsburgh suburb where he was born and raised.The funeral Mass for Mays will be 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Church in McKees Rocks.Mays was found dead by his...Read Full Story
Billy Mays (July 20, 1958 – June 28, 2009) was a television pitch man famous for selling products such as Oxiclean. His distinctive beard and loud sales pitch helped make him an icon.