Andy Griffith died shared all over Facebook: Yes this happened but in 2012
On July 5, 2014, people are sharing a link all over Facebook that Andy Griffith died. This news is true, but they are a day late and a dollar short. He did die but a little over 2 years ago.
CNN shared the news about his death back in July of 2012. The death certificate says that he died of a heart attack. He was 86-years-old at the time of his death and his family actually buried him the same day as his death.
The article being shared today are from 2012. If everyone would read them, then they would know that this was not new information. It is very sad news that he passed away but it is not new information.
Things like this happen all the time. People are always sharing things on Facebook because they see someone else share it. The next thing you know it goes viral and nobody has even checked out the information. It is sad that Andy Griffith died but fans mourned his loss two years ago.