Dog the Bounty Hunter star Beth Chapman passed away this week, after battling cancer for the past few years, and now her official cause of death has been revealed.
Per a new report, it was her battle with the illness that claimed her life in the end.
According to PEOPLE, Chapman’s official cause of death has been ruled as being due to stage II throat cancer. Chapman’s husband, Duane “Dog” Chapman, announced her death on Wednesday, tweeting out, “It’s 5:32 in Hawaii, this is the time she would wake up to go hike Koko Head mountain. Only today, she hiked the stairway to heaven. We all love you, Beth. See you on the other side.”
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#BREAKING: REST IN PEACE: "It’s 5:32 in Hawaii, this is the time she would wake up to go hike Koko Head mountain. Only today, she hiked the stairway to heaven. We all love you, Beth. See you on the other side." ~ Duane Chapman announced the passing of his wife, Beth on Twitter. 🌹 Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. #bethchapman DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2xgpZKt
“One of the last things she said [was] ‘It’s a test of my faith,’” he added. “She had faith and that was it. There’s things you go through when you’re dying, like steps like you do when you lose someone, right? You get mad at them, and then you go through all these steps.”
“Well, the last step when you’re dying is to accept it,” Dog finally said. “And she said to me the other day, ‘Honey, that last step, I ain’t taking…’ So go Bethy.”