Coroner confirms actor James Caan’s cause of death

LOS ANGELES — Cardiac issues led to the death of legendary actor James Caan, according to a report released Saturday by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.

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According to the report, “The Godfather” actor died from a heart attack and coronary artery disease at age 82, People magazine reported, noting that Caan also suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD, as well as congestive heart failure.

TMZ was the first media outlet to obtain Caan’s death certificate.

Per the document, Caan died July 6 at 9:02 p.m. local time at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. The “Elf” star has since been buried at California’s Eden Memorial Park, the entertainment news site reported.

Caan’s family confirmed his death earlier in July on his official Twitter account.

“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6,” the tweet read. “The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”