Luke Perry's death certificate confirms cause of death and burial details

Cape Town – Luke Perry has been laid to rest in a private ceremony, his death certificate reveals. 

The document, obtained by E! News, states the Riverdale actor – who died on 4 March after suffering a stroke – was laid to rest in Dixon, Tennessee on Monday, 11 March.

The location of his burial was chosen as Perry was a part-time resident of the state and has owned a farm there since 1995, TMZ reports.

The certificate further lists Perry's fiancé, Wendy Bauer, as his next of kin. His cause of death was listed as an "ischemic cerebrovascular accident" – which is the medical name for a stroke.

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Perry died surrounded by his close family, including his two kids Jack and Sophie.

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