Former US President George H.W. Bush Died of Heart Attack: Fact Check

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Former U.S President George H.W. Bush Died of a Heart Attack


Breaking ! Former U.S President H.W. George Bush has died of Heart Attack!

Other Versions

1. George H.W. Bush Dead of a Heart Attack

2. Former USA President George H.W. Bush died on Saturday after suffering a heart attack, America’s Public broadcaster said. He was 93.

In a sign of mourning, PCTV channel 26 aired a black banner on the corner of its broadcast. Several people have sent their condolence messages including President Trump on his Twitter handle. Others have confessed how important he was.

Fact Check:

A ‘breaking’ news in circulation online claims that former USA President George H. W. Bush has passed away on Saturday 11 Feb. 2017, at the age of 93, after suffering a heart attack. It is also said that many people have conveyed their condolence messages, including President Donald Trump on his Twitter handle. No, the death reports of former U.S President George H.W. Bush are hoaxes.

Stories About George Bush Heart Attack

The stories about George H.W. Bush’s death actually originated from few fake news websites mimicking mainstream outlets like Fox News, CNN and others. The people who bought these stories went onto share the ‘news’ on their social networking profiles like Twitter and Facebook, making it popular. However, as of this writing, there’s no such real news in mainstream. President Donald Trump too did not mourn Bush’s death on his Twitter profile. Earlier in Jan. 2017, as reported in the Houston Chronicle website, George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara Bush were hospitalized in Houston. But the nation’s oldest living former President and his lady were reported to be in stable condition.

As you can see from Related Stories section below, celebrities, be it from politics or from the entertainment industry, are often targeted with such death hoaxes on internet space.

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