Rik Mayall's 2010 World Cup song becomes Top 10 hit

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Rik Mayall's wife: I don't think it was a heart attack

Rik Mayall's wife has said that she "doesn't think" her comedian husband died from a heart attack, and suggested he may have suffered a fit.

Rik Mayall, pictured with his wife Barbara. Credit: PA

Speaking outside the couple's home in Barnes, south-west London, make-up artist Barbara Robbin said she had no idea what caused 56-year-old husband's death today.

"We don't know yet what happened," she told reporters. "He had a strong heart, so I don't think it was a heart attack. But we just don't know until the coroner's report.

"Maybe he had a fit, maybe it was his heart. We just don't know."

Police said the comedian's death is not believed to be suspicious.

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