Comedian Ralphie May dies of cardiac arrest at age 45

Comedian Ralphie May has died of cardiac arrest at age 45, his manager confirms. May spent parts of his early career in Houston.

May's body was discovered Friday morning at his private residence in Las Vegas. His manager said he had been battling pneumonia and canceled several shows in the last month in an effort to recover.

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May is survived by his wife, Lahna Turner, and children April June May and August James May.

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