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Official cause of Jobs’ death: respiratory arrest caused by pancreatic tumor


“Bloomberg” is reporting ( that Steve Jobs died at home in Palo Alto, California, of respiratory arrest caused by a pancreatic tumor at about 3 p.m. on Oct. 5, according to his death certificate. The Santa Clara County Public Health Department in San Jose, California, issued the document Monday.

Respiratory arrest was listed as the immediate cause of death, with “metastatic pancreas neuroendocrine tumor” listed as the underlying cause, according to the certificate. Jobs’s death occurred five years after the onset of the tumor, according to the certificate.

“Bloomberg” notes that no autopsy was performed. Jobs was buried at a non- denominational cemetery in Santa Clara County on Oct. 7.

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