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John Pinette found dead in hotel room at age 50

john_pinetteStand-up comedian and television actor John Pinette was found dead earlier today inside his Pittsburgh hotel room. At the current time no foul-play is suspected, the comedian’s death was only confirmed a short time ago.
 
The popular comedian, 50 years old at the time of his death, took to stages and venues all across the United States and was even featured on friend Jerry Seinfeld’s final-show. Confirming his death was manager Larry Schapiro, who did not release a statement at this time.
 
A spokesperson for the Medical Examiner’s office in Allegheny County has stated that the cause of death appears to be from a pulmonary embolism. John was touring at the time, he had dates from April to June in both the U.S. and Canada for his fans.