Hideki Irabu

Hideki Irabu Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

The 42-year-old Ex-MLB pitcher and New York Yankee found dead in Los Angeles
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Hideki Irabu, the ex MLB pitcher for the New York Yankees, Montreal Expos and Texas Rangers was found dead in his home near Los Angeles, California. He was 42 years old.

According to reports from asahi.com, the apparent cause of death is suicide.

The report is still murky but according to the Japanese translation, it appears he hung himself.