Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Manuel Uribe Former World's Heaviest Man Dies At 48 (PHOTOS)



Manuel at his home in Monterrey on June 9 2008



June 9, 2008, Manuel (Meme) Uribe, was 42 and he was once listed as the world's heaviest human being. Uribe, a Mexican, who was once in the Guinness book of World Records as the world's heavies human being has died at the age of 48

Manuel Uribe had slimmed down to about 867 pounds, well below his then-record peak weight of 1,230 pounds, which was certified in 2006 as a Guinness World Record.

Uribe's death was confirmed Monday by an official of the health department of Nuevo Leon state, where the city of Monterrey is located.
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Photo Credit: Monica Rueda/AP


Manuel (Meme) Uribe, 42, shows how he exercises from his bed during an interview in Monterrey, Mexico.



Uribe had been confined to his bed in Monterrey for years, unable to walk on his own.

He had to be taken to the hospital with a crane earlier this month because of an abnormal heartbeat.

 
A Mexican man once listed as the world's heaviest human being has died at the age of 48.



A Mexican man once listed as the world's heaviest human being has died at the age of 48.

Relatives of Michael Uribe react to his death on Monday in a suburb of Monterrey, Mexico.


Doctors have not yet certified the cause of death


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