Cause of Death Determined for Iowa Wrestler

Date: 
Thursday, March 10, 2016

An autopsy was performed at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner on the body of Austin Roberts on December 22, 2015, by Dr. Michele Catellier, who determined the cause of death to be sudden cardiac death due to (probable congenital) cardiac valve deformities in the setting of acute cortisol deficiency due to benign hypothalamic lipoma. Of other significance was probable dehydration. The manner of death will be certified as natural. 

Printed from the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner website on February 26, 2017 at 10:45am.