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TV Reporter’s Cause of Death Revealed

In ABC, Florida, Tampa-St. Petersburg on May 10, 2012 at 12:39 pm

Ken Ward (Courtesy: Facebook)

Authorities have now released the cause of death for Ken Ward, the former morning reporter for WSOC-TV in Charlotte, N.C., who was found dead in his home Jan. 4.

As South TV News reported earlier this year, 44-year-old Ward had been gearing up to start in Tampa, Fla., the next week for ABC affiliate WFTS-TV.

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Memorial Fund Established for TV Reporter Ken Ward

In ABC, Florida, Obits, Tampa-St. Petersburg on January 17, 2012 at 12:45 am

Ken Ward (Courtesy: Facebook)

For the last six days, people have had the chance to donate to a memorial fund in honor of former WSOC-TV reporter Ken Ward, whose sudden death earlier this month still raises questions from authorities.

Ward would have started at the Tampa, Fla., ABC affiliate WFTS-TV just days later.

Qcitymetro reports Ward’s family set up the fund at Wells Fargo Bank. The money raised will go toward paying funeral expenses and memorial fees, among other things.

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Cause of Death Undetermined for Reporter Between Jobs

In ABC, Florida, Obits, Tampa-St. Petersburg on January 8, 2012 at 2:08 am

Ken Ward (Courtesy: Facebook)

Four days before reporter Ken Ward was scheduled to start a job in Tampa, Fla,, his body was found by authorities in his apartment, according to the International Business Times.

Ward had just finished his contract with the Charlotte, N.C.-based ABC affiliate WSOC-TV, and was scheduled to drive to Tampa and start his job at another ABC affiliate, WFTS-TV, last week.

But what caused his abrupt death?

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