LAS VEGAS — Comedian Ralphie May has died.
An announcement on the comedian’s Twitter page said May had been battling pneumonia and had canceled a handful of shows over the past month.
May performed the night before at Harrah’s in Las Vegas.
His body was found at a private residence.
He died of cardiac arrest.
May was born in Tennessee and rose to fame after taking second place in Season 1 of “Last Comic Standing.”
He is survived by his wife, comedian Lahna Turner, and two children.