Isaac Hayes' Cause of Death Ruled a Stroke

August 13, 2008 9:00 AM ET

The cause of death of soul singer Isaac Hayes has been ruled a stroke, according to the family's physician. However, no autopsy has been performed, and both the medical examiner and the Memphis health department have filed an official cause of death or issued a death certificate. The family initially believed an unspecified "medical condition" was to blame for Hayes' death. Click below for more on the life and legacy of Hayes.

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