Stand-up comedian John Pinette found dead in Pittsburgh hotel room


PITTSBURGH - Stand-up comedian John Pinette was found dead in a Pittsburgh hotel room Saturday afternoon.

The Springfield, Pa., resident died of natural causes at the Sheraton Station Square, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed. The 50-year-old had several health problems.

Sources told Channel 11 News that Pinnette was in town for a wedding.

Pinnette did some acting, including an appearance in the final episode of "Seinfeld."