Former NFL player dies at 32

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A former National Football League (NFL) player has died from heatstroke at the age of 32.

Mitch Petrus was a lineman for the New York Giants.

He was also part of the Super Bowl winning side in 2012.

He fell ill on Thursday while working outside at his family's business in Arkansas and was taken to hospital.

Petrus died later that day.

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