Details on how The Ultimate Warrior passed away came to light recently. Here are the statements from Scottsdale police spokesman Sergeant Mark Clark, mentioning a catastrophic medical condition:

 

“On April 8 at 5:50 pm 54-year-old “Warrior” James B Hellwig collapsed while walking with his wife to their car at the Gainy Suites hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz. Scottsdale Fire transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead soon after arrival. At this point in the investigation, it appears as though a catastrophic medical condition caused his death.”