‘Young And The Restless’ star Kristoff St. John died of heart disease

Kristoff St. John

LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 04: Actor Kristoff St John arrives at the United Friends of the Children’s Brass Ring Awards Dinner 2010 honoring Julie Chen & Leslie Moonves held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 4, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES (WNCN) – “The Young and the Restless” actor Kristoff St. John died from heart disease combined with an accidental alcohol overdose, CBS Los Angeles reported Tuesday.

St. John, 53, was found dead Feb. 3 at his home, Los Angeles police said.

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office listed St. John’s death as caused by “hypertrophic heart disease… and effects of ethanol.”

The coroner’s office said his death was classified as accidental.

St. John had played Neil Winters on the soap opera since 1991, earning nine daytime Emmy nominations. He won a Daytime Emmy in 1992 for outstanding younger actor in a drama series.

St. John is survived by two daughters, Paris and Lola.

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