Heart condition blamed in groundskeeper's death

City groundskeeper found outside sheriff's office July 3

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Autopsy results reveal that a city groundskeeper died outside the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office on July 3 as a result of a pre-existing heart condition.

Cedric Singletary, 34, was found just after 8 a.m. lying outside the Richmond County Law Enforcement Center, 401 Walton Way.

Coroner Grover Tuten said Monday that Singletary’s death was heart-related and not heat-related. He had been doing lawn work when he collapsed.

He was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:33 a.m.

Singletary’s survivors include a wife and a 4-month-old child.

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David Parker 07/09/12 - 02:46 pm
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Sending all the good vibes to

Sending all the good vibes to that wife and new-born.

Bobbie 920
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Bobbie 920 07/09/12 - 03:41 pm
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Very sad

This is so very sad and only 34 years old. My thoughts and prayers are with this family.

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KSL 07/10/12 - 08:01 am
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How was a heart condition

How was a heart condition that serious missed? I am not in any way trying to assign blame. It is a question for my edification.

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itsanotherday1 07/10/12 - 08:17 am
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For the sake of the children

For the sake of the children let's hope he had life insurance and enough work history for them to qualify for SS. These are the kinds of situations where I don't mind my tax dollars lending assistance.

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