Cedric McMillan, an award-winning pro bodybuilder, died of a heart attack at the age of 44.
“McMillan, a husband and father of three, was an Army veteran and also a member of the South Carolina National Guard, who were notified of his death. He achieved the rank of Sergeant First Class in July 2021.” – The Daily Mail reported.
McMillan reportedly suffered from heart issues caused by ‘long Covid’ and dropped dead of a heart attack while he was on a treadmill.
Generation Iron reported:
The 2017 Arnold Classic champion pro bodybuilder Cedric McMillan has passed away at 44 years old – close sources to Generation Iron and family members have confirmed. The tragic news comes shortly after McMillan was very open about his past heart issues and near death experience in 2021.
Though the details have not been confirmed, sources state that Cedric McMillan suffered a heart attack while on the treadmill. The pro bodybuilder had been delaying his return to competitive bodybuilding due to his health issues – but was very optimistic about being able to return to the stage at some point in 2022.
Cedric McMillan was able to follow through on his childhood dreams when he went Pro in 2009 after winning the NPC Nationals. McMillan went on to win the 2011 Orlando Show of Champions then was victorious at the 2012 New York Pro. 2017 proved to be a great year for McMillan. He went on to win the 2017 Arnold Classic and become a top contender in the Men’s Open division.
Generation Iron made a tribute to Cedric McMillan.