By Damilola Faustino
The cause of the death of John Heard who was best known for his role as Peter McCallister in Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York has been revealed.
According to reports, the actor suffered a “sudden cardiac death due to atherosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease.”
Heard was found dead at the age of 71 in a hotel room in Palo Alto, California, on July 21. He had undergone minor back surgery at Stanford Medical Center just two days before his death and was recovering at the hotel.