What happened to Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters) from Young and the Restless?

Caption : Kristoff St. John has passed away

Fans are wondering what happened to Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters on Young and the Restless) after the news of his death was released. Soap actor Kristoff St. John was found dead in his California home. Read on to know what happened to Kristoff St. John and cause of death. 

What happened to Kristoff St. John?

Neil Winters on Young and the Restless

Kristoff St. John has passed away. He was found dead in his San Fernando Valley home by a friend who had gone to check on him. He was pronounced dead upon the arrival of medical authorities.

TMZ reported that no foul play was involved. According to the police, the apparent cause of death is alcohol overdose. TMZ also reported that the soap actor was treated for depression in January 2019.

The Los Angeles County Coroner deferred Kristoff St. John's cause of death until an "additional investigation"  was completed.

In late March, the actual cause of death was revealed. According to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, St. John passed away from heart disease and an accidental alcohol overdose. The online records mentioned “hypertrophic heart disease… and effects of ethanol” as the cause.

Hypertrophic heart disease is a condition in which the heart has a hard time pumping blood effectively. His death has been classified as accidental. According to the report, there are no additional factors which may have contributed to his death.

Kristoff St. John lost son Julian to suicide

Kristoff St. John had been struggling with the loss of his son, Julian, who took his own life on November 23, 2014.  Julian was 24 and had been battling mental illness for many years before his death. Despite his son's problems, Kristoff was proud of Julian and his artwork.

Kristoff is survived by his two daughters, Paris Nicole and Lola. He had Paris with his first wife, boxer Mia St. John. His second daughter was born on April 15, 2003, from his marriage to Allana Nadal. 

He was engaged to Russian model Kseniya Olegovna Mikhaleva.

Kristoff St. John's fiancee posts tribute after his death

Kristoff St. John fiancee

Kristoff St. John had gotten engaged to his Russian model girlfriend, Kseniya, in August 2018. His fiancee took to Instagram to post a tribute mourning the late actor.

"How did it happen? How? Why did you leave so early? and left me alone...I can't believe," wrote Kseniya in the caption. The post has since been deleted from her Instagram.

Stay tuned for more updates on what happened to Kristoff St. John and his cause of death.

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