A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner tells ET that the Young and the Restless star died from hypertrophic heart disease. Other contributing factors of St. John’s death included alcohol. His death was ruled an accident.
"He sent me, not that long ago, all these pics of us together," she said. "And I reached out to him, because this was a red flag. Why is he sending me these retrospective pics of our relationship and I reached out and said, 'Are you OK?'"
"He was fine," Rowell continued. "But it sat with me. It was always in the back of my brain because I knew he was struggling."