“Playboy model Katie May died after a visit to the chiropractor left her with a torn artery in her neck, PEOPLE confirms.
“The 34-year-old model passed away in February just days after suffering a stroke, her family told PEOPLE at the time.
“And a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner now says the star died as a result of an injury sustained during a “neck manipulation by chiropractor.”
“Los Angeles Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter tells PEOPLE that a chiropractor shifted May’s neck, tearing her left vertebral artery. The tear blocked blood flow to May’s brain and caused the stroke.”
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