Investigators Determine No Autopsy Needed For 'The Jeffersons' Star Sherman Hemsley

July 26th, 2012 9:34am EDT

Sherman Hemsley No autopsy is planned for 'The Jefferson's' star Sherman Hemsley who passed away Tuesday at his house in El Paso, Texas. Medical experts decided against carrying out an autopsy on Sherman Hemley's body after ruling his cause of death is "most definitely natural causes".

The actor passed away at his home Tuesday, and stars including Josh Duhamel, Kevin Smith, Denise Richards and Lenny Kravitz flocked to to pay tribute to the 74-year-old The Jeffersons star.

On Wednesday Annabel Salazar, chief investigator for the El Paso County Office of the Medical Examiner, confirmed the reports. Not giving any specifics Salazar stated, "Hemsley's cause of death is "most definitely natural causes."
As a result, no autopsy will take place on Hemsley's body, according to Reuters.

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