Mike And Ray Mentzer Pass Away Due To Health Issues.

A sad day for bodybuilding...Mike and Ray Mentzer Dead.
A sad day for bodybuilding...
Mike and Ray Mentzer Dead

Monday morning, June 11, 2001, an e-mail was sent to us saying that Mike Mentzer has passed away June 9th. Ray, his brother, who is also suffering from illnesses, found him.

To compound the loss of Mike, on June 11th, at approximately 9:00 PM, Ray died in his sleep. Ray suffered from kidney failure caused by Berger's Disease.

Both brothers lived in Redondo Beach, and they shared an apartment together. Both brothers had a history of health problems, including heart problems. Mike was 49, Ray was 47.

Our exclusive interview with Val Segal, the person who spent the last hours with Mike and Ray Mentzer! CLICK HERE!

06/28/01 - New information on this tragedy can be found HERE!

Click Here for the interview we did with Mike Mentzer just before he died.