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Autopsy on body of Mike Jenkins still pending

Posted by: Jason Bristol

HARRISBURG -- An autopsy is still pending on the body of Mike Jenkins, one of the strongest men in the world, who died in his sleep on Thanksgiving morning.

The Dauphin County coroner's office said Wednesday afternoon that results of Jenkins' autopsy won't be available for at least another week.

Jenkins won the 2012 Arnold Strongman Classic and finished fourth at this year's World's Strongest Man competition in China.

Jenkins, 31, died suddenly at his home in Dauphin County. He was also co-owner of CrossFit Gamma in Hershey.

Jenkins, who was 6'6" and around 400 lbs., also won the 2012 Giants Live in Australia and the 2010 Arnold Strongman amateur event.

Photo: Mike Jenkins of USA competes at the Circus Medley event during the World's Strongest Man competition at Yalong Bay Cultural Square on August 24, 2013 in Hainan Island, China.

This story has been updated from a previous version to include new timeline for autopsy results. (12/4)

(August 23, 2013- Source: Victor Fraile/Getty Images AsiaPac)

Read more: Fund set up to help lay Mike Jenkins, one of the strongest men in the world, to rest.

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