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Fri, 11 Apr 2008 12:54:50 -0700
John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports Newberry OL Heath Benedict's cause of death was sudden Cardia Disrhythmia, according to a Jacksonville, Fla. coroner. Benedict also suffered from Dilated Cardiomyopathy. The final Toxicology exam showed that no significant drugs or substances were found in his body, except caffeine, which the coroner said indicated he probably had either a cup of coffee or coca cola shortly before his death.
Fri, 28 Mar 2008 21:59:26 -0700
John Murphy, of Yahoo Sports, and Josh Buchanan, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports Newberry OL Heath Benedict's cause of death has officially been listed as having died of natural causes due to an enlarged heart, according to several sources close to the situation. One of the sources said that doctors informed the family that "his heart just gave out on him." He will be buried Monday, March 31, in Pennsylvania, where his parents currently reside. Newberry will hold a memorial service Tuesday, April 1 and a family memorial will be held Friday, April 4.
Thu, 27 Mar 2008 09:02:53 -0700
Updating a previous report, Josh Buchanan, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports Newberry OL Heath Benedict died of natural causes Wednesday, March 26. Benedict was 24 years old. Newberry College community will hold memorial services for him Tuesday, April 1.
Wed, 26 Mar 2008 20:00:47 -0700
Josh Buchanan, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports Newberry OT Heath Benedict died of natural causes Wednesday, March 26. KFFL sends their condolences to his family and friends.
Tue, 26 Feb 2008 11:05:52 -0800
University of Newberry OL Heath Benedict ran a 5.09 40-yard dash at the 2008 NFL Scouting Combine Saturday, Feb. 23.
Fri, 01 Feb 2008 21:08:39 -0800
John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports Newberry OT Heath Benedict has been invited to the 2008 NFL Combine.
Wed, 23 Jan 2008 17:45:00 -0800
Newberry College OL Heath Benedict appeared sharp during Senior Bowl practice Wednesday, Jan. 23. He flattened Alabama DL Wallace Gilberry during individual offensive lineman versus defensive lineman drills. Benedict was also reportedly involved in a fight with an undisclosed player during practice.