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World's Heaviest Man Dies At 48

Manuel Uribe, the world’s heaviest man, has died in Mexico.

In 2006, Uribe tipped that scales at an astounding 1,230 pounds, earning him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records  .

He’d slimmed down to 867 pounds more recently but had been taken to the hospital earlier this month because of heart problems, according to the New York Post.

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Officials had to use a crane to move him.

His death was confirmed by Mexican officials on Monday.

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