Thomas Markle, who has already confirmed he will not attend his daughter’s wedding to Britain’s Prince Harry on Saturday, went to Rosarito’s Hospital de Playas early in the morning on May 3 complaining of “heart pain,” the ministry said.
Markle, 73, underwent emergency surgery on Wednesday at a different hospital, according to the celebrity website TMZ.
According to the health ministry statement, days earlier he arrived at the Mexican hospital having experienced hours of discomfort “without any physical exertion.”
He underwent testing and received pain medication, before being diagnosed with heart disease, the statement added.
However, Markle rejected any treatment following the diagnosis and…