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Harvard-Westlake swimmer suffered from cardiomyopathy

February 24, 2013 |  5:00 pm

Initial autopsy results for Justin Carr, a Harvard-Westlake swimmer who died Friday after collapsing in the school pool, indicate he suffered from cardiomyopathy, a weakening of the heart muscle that can result in sudden cardiac arrest, according to a statement from the school Sunday.

Harvard-Westlake is scheduled to hold an assembly Monday morning in honor of Carr, who was 16.

-- Eric Sondheimer