Report: Dean Malenko Recently Suffered a Heart Attack

Nick Paglino

Irv Muchnick of WrestlingBabylon.wordpress.com is reporting that former WCW and current WWE name Dean Malenko recently suffered a heart attack. The report notes, "I have been told by a reliable source that in recent months ex-pro wrestler Dean Malenko, who now works for the World Wrestling Entertainment front office, suffered a heart attack.

Malenko (real name Dean Simon, age 50) was a very close friend of the two WWE wrestlers whose deaths most galvanized attention to the company’s occupational health and safety standards: Eddie Guerrero (who died of a heart attack in 2005 at age 38) and Chris Benoit (who committed double murder/suicide in 2007 at age 40)."

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