Comment: post hoc ergo propter hoc.

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post hoc ergo propter hoc.

It's a logical fallacy.

Essentially, it means "after this, therefore because of this"

Just because his death followed an event, does not mean the event caused his death.

There could have been another event that caused it and be completely unrelated.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post_hoc_ergo_propter_hoc