A 42-year old film producer dies unexpectedly after complaining of neck pain. “Film producer Gregg Hoffman, who developed an eight-minute film into the horror hit “Saw” and its gory successor “Saw II,” died unexpectedly after complaining of pain. He was 42.

Hoffman died Sunday at Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital, where he had been admitted after developing neck pain, his business partners said. He died of natural causes, according to a news release from Lions Gate Entertainment, which distributed his recent films. An autopsy was planned.”

Possible carotid artery dissection?

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