Wife Of Diamondbacks Outfielder Starling Marte Tragically Dies Of A Heart Attack While Awaiting Surgery For A Broken Ankle

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On Monday night, Pirates outfielder Starling Marte announced that his wife Noelia had tragically passed away in a post on social media.

Today I go through the great pain of making public the unfortunate death of my wife Noelia, due to a heart attack. It is a moment of indescribable pain. On behalf of my family, I am grateful for the expressions of esteem and solidary in this difficult time.”

According to reports, Noelia broke her ankle today and then had a heart attack while awaiting surgery at the hospital.

Tragic.