Shane Warne had recently complained of ‘chest pains and sweating’ after going on a ‘ridiculous’ two-week diet before going on holiday, the Australian spin legend’s manager James Erskine has revealed. fell in love with his craft, died aged 52 from a suspected heart attack in Thailand on Friday, leaving the world in shock. “He’s been on these ridiculous diets and he just finished one, where he basically only ate liquids for 14 days and he’d done it three or four times,” Erskine told ‘Nine. Network’. “It was kind of hit or miss. It was either white rolls with butter and stuffed lasagna in the middle, or it would have black and green juices.
“He obviously smoked most of his life. I don’t know; I think it was just a massive heart attack. That’s what I think happened,” Erskine added.
Thai police said on Sunday initial investigations had shown no indication of another angle to Warne’s death, but an autopsy was performed.
In an Instagram post a few days before his death, Warne posted an old photo of himself in top physical shape, announcing that he had started a weight loss diet.
“Operation shred has started (10 days) and the goal by July is to get back to the shape of a few years ago! Let’s go #healthy #fitness #feelgood,” he wrote.
According to Yuttana Sirisomba, superintendent of Bo Phut police station in Koh Samui, Warne had recently “seen a doctor about his heart”.
Warne’s family had also informed Thai police of his history of heart problems and asthma and concern about his health before he left Australia.
Warne and his friends are said to have traveled to the popular island of Koh Samui, located in the Gulf of Thailand.
According to local police information, one of Warne’s friends found the Australian legend unresponsive around 5pm.
The group started CPR on Warne while waiting for an ambulance.
Paramedic recalls desperate scenes trying to revive Warne
Paramedic Anuch Han-iam recalled how the spin icon’s friends desperately tried to revive him.
“Shane’s friends were already trying to bring him back to life. I took over doing CPR while we waited for an ambulance,” he told ‘The Sun’.
“They were desperate. I think one of them was crying. They were really stressed and panicked.
“They kept trying to wake him up and I heard someone say, ‘Come on, Shane. Come on, Shane “.” He said he had seen no signs of Warne parting ways with his villa.
“The villa was clean and I didn’t see any beer or cigarettes inside. There was nothing unusual that made me think they had a party. I didn’t know when I happened it was Shane Warne. But I know who he is he’s a star.” Last meal.
Friends of a Warne, who was at the station with the spinner, revealed the legend’s last meal was the iconic Australian condiment Vegemite on toast.
“I’ve dined with Shane at many fine establishments, but rather than sample local Thai cuisine, we enjoy a plate of Vegemite on toast,” Tom Hall, CEO of ‘The Sporting News’, wrote on its portal.
“Shane nibbles, ‘Damn, you can’t beat Vegemite with butter, still awesome no matter where in the world you are’.
“An Aussie through and through – this was to be his last meal. Ever the caring dad, as I was leaving he headed to his bedroom to call his children,” he added.
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