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18th Nov 2015

Jonah Lomu died at home of cardiac arrest

Tragic loss...

Simon Lloyd

The news of Jonah Lomu’s untimely death has left sports fans around the world in shock.

The New Zealand Herald reports that family friend and former All Blacks team doctor, John Mayhew, confirmed this that Lomu had died of cardiac arrest at his home in Auckland.

The former New Zealand rugby star’s wife, Nadene, spoke of the “devastating loss” she and her family have suffered.

“It is with great sadness that I must announce my dear husband Jonah Lomu died last night. As you can imagine this is a devastating loss for our family.”

She has also asked for privacy for her family at this very difficult time.


Jonah Lomu