Autopsy shows Outlaw died of heart disease

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - An autopsy report shows Panthers Head Coach John Outlaw died of a natural heart disease.

Forensic pathologist Tommy J. Brown conducted the autopsy on Jan. 13, at the request of Justice of the Peace Bradley Stringer, after Outlaw died on Dec. 23 at the age of 58.

Listed among the pathological findings on the autopsy were severe coronary artery disease, an enlarged heart and a medical history of hypertension.

Outlaw was discovered by his wife collapsed in the kitchen. He had taken his daily 4:30 a.m. jog.  When emergency personnel arrived at the couple's home, they worked to revive him before transporting him to Memorial Hospital in Lufkin.

Outlaw had 302 wins, 89 losses and three ties as a football coach.

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