Spencer Melvin

File photo of a little league baseball diamond. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Coroner IDs Cause Of Vegas Little Leaguer’s Death

Clark County coroner’s officials say Thursday that Spencer Melvin died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a condition that thickens the heart muscle and forces it to work harder to pump blood.



Coroner Investigating Little Leaguer Death

It could take several weeks before authorities in Las Vegas know why a 9-year-old Little League player collapsed and died while preparing for a game at a baseball park.