Hank Williams Jr.’s Death Cause Revealed after Cosmetic Surgery


Cause of death Mary Jane ThomasCountry star Hank Williams Jr.’s wife, has finally been revealed. Thomas, who was 58 years old, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly this year. 

Thomas’s Routine Cosmetic Procedures

According to the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner’s autopsy report Thomas was killed while undergoing elective cosmetic surgery. She had liposuction performed on her stomach, back and stomach. Her breast implants were also removed. 

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Thomas was discharged from the hospital on March 21. The next day, Mary Jane’s plastic surgeon, Dr. Harold Bafitis, went to visit her. According to the ME’s reportShe was “sitting up in bed, speaking normally”She will be back the next day. “suddenly”It became inoperable. 

What was the Cause of Death?

Thomas was rushed to the hospital and died about an hour later than she lost consciousness. According to the autopsy report, Thomas’ cause of death is listed as “pneumothorax due to perforated parietal pleura during liposuction with autologous fat reinjection procedure.”

This means that, while she was being operated on, a surgeon accidentally punctured the parietal pleura—a membrane that connects to the inner surface of the chest wall—which caused her lung to collapse. It’s thought that this accident happened while a surgeon was completing a fat transfer that took place during a breast lift that was done after her implants were removed. 

Other conditions were also listed in the autopsy report, such as mild brain swelling, mild coronary disease, and fatty metamorphosis. People who struggle with alcoholism are more likely to experience fatty metamorphosis in the liver. Thomas was one of these people. 

Thomas’s Son: ‘She Had A Smile And Presence That Lit Up Every Room’

Thomas and Williams met in 1985 at one of the country star’s concerts. They married in 1990. They have two children. Katherine died in a car accident in 2020. Samuel is a musician. 

In a statement made to PeopleSamuel,, “My dear Mama Mary Jane was a beautiful soul who forever affected everyone who knew her. She had a smile and presence that lit up every room and she never met a stranger she didn’t befriend. Her spirit was gentle and giving. She could take down a ten-point buck and fix dinner for her grandchildren at the same time! Now she gets to radiate from above with my sister Katherine Diana right by her side…Rest in peace Mama, I will always be the son of Mary Jane.”

Thomas’s death is a tragedy, and people around the world are keeping the Williams family in their thoughts as they continue to grieve their wife, mother, sister, and daughter. 

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