The Sunday Mirror reports THE CLASH frontman Joe Strummer died from an incredibly rare heart condition he didn't know he had.His death certificate reveals he was suffering from an "intra-mural coronary artery' - where one of the heart's main blood vessels grows inside the muscle wall. The condition is so rare there have only been 50 recorded cases during the last 40 years. The singer was found unconscious by his wife Lucinda in the kitchen of his home on the Quantock Hills, Somerset, and later died. Despite his rock 'n' roll lifestyle in the 1980s, Strummer was vehemently anti-drugs and a vegetarian. His family have now been advised to have their own hearts screened to see if they have inherited the rare medical condition.
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