Tracy Anderson and her son are grieving the loss of a very special man in their lives: Eric Anderson. As RadarOnline.com has learned, the former Knicks player passed away this Sunday.
According to an autopsy obtained by The Indianapolis Star, the 48-year-old athlete died of natural causes, despite the fact that he was suffering some sort of illness.
“It’s cardiac-related, but natural causes until doc can confirm that in a report to me,” Hamilton County Coroner John Chalfin told the outlet.
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Police found his body while doing a welfare check in his home. Their visit came after his worried sister said she hadn’t heard from him in several days.
Tracy’s rep confirmed the news of his death. During a talk with Page Six, the rep said everyone was “deeply saddened” by the loss.
“Eric was a true friend to Tracy, a loving and incredibly dedicated father to their son Sam, and always willing to lend a helping hand to many of us at Tracy Anderson throughout the years,” added the rep. “Our hearts are grieving with Tracy and her family during this difficult time.”
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Tracy and Eric were married from 1998 to 2008. They shared one son, 20-year-old Sam.
R.I.P. Eric Anderson.
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