Tim Russert Dies of Heart Attack

Tim Russert, NBC News’ Washington bureau chief and the moderator of “Meet the Press,” collapsed at the NBC’s Washington News bureau and died of a heart attack this afternoon while recording voice overs for Meet the Press. He was 58 years old.

The Big Dog family extends it prayers to the Russert family.

New York Times
New York Post

UPDATE: I heard that Russert had just returned from Italy (his family was there at the time of his death) and I am wondering if he suffered a thrombosis from the long flight and threw a clot while working. I guess they will do an autopsy to find out.

UPDATE II On Fox they reported that an autopsy will be performed tonight and that a medical technician said they would look into whether he threw a clot.

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One Response to “Tim Russert Dies of Heart Attack”

  1. Ah man, that’s terrible. My thoughts are definitely with his family.

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