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Bodybuilder Rich Piana dies aged 46

GOSSIP & RUMOURS By Mirror | August 25th 2017
Rich Piana with his girlfriend Chanel (Image: Instagram/c_no5)
  • Piana was placed in a coma earlier this month
  • He had a huge following on social media

Celebrity bodybuilding champion Rich Piana has lost his fight for life after being placed in a coma following a "medical emergency" at his home.

The fitness world is in mourning following his death.

Posting a message on Instagram his estranged wife Sara Piana: "I'm in tears writing this that @1dayumay has just passed away. I can can hardly believe this... I am so saddened & heartbroken that he didn't make it."

Rich, who has more than 1million followers on Instagram , had been placed in the coma earlier this month.

The 46-year-old, who had admitted to taking steroids since he was a teenager, fell ill at his home in Florida on August 10.

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