The way you tell the lie is always with a fairly consistent pattern of telling 2/3rds of the truth: 1.) Yes, he died. 2.) Yes, he died of a heart attack. 3.) Omit: his heart attack was caused by the booster.
BBC DJ/broadcaster Janice Long, 66, dies "after a short illness"
This is big news throughout the British press, with all the usual ostentatious grieving and NO clue as to exactly what that "short illness" was.