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Family: Rare virus killed Keli McGregor

Updated: August 30, 2010, 4:44 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- The family of Colorado Rockies president Keli McGregor said he didn't die of a heart attack or other preventable cardiac condition but from a rare virus that attacked his healthy heart.

In a statement released through the team, his family said they wanted to "share this information with all of those who, like us, have searched for answers."

The family said McGregor, who was 48, likely contracted the virus in the last week of his life, causing lymphocytic myocarditis that ...

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