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

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    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."


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