The Rap world lost a gem when Mac Miller was pronounced dead on September 7th at his Studio City California home. Toxicology reports from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office have finally been released to the cause of Miller’s untimely death.
Malcolm McCormick, known to fans as Mac Miller was found to have died from mixed drug toxicity, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner determined, the coroner’s office website reads. “On Sept. 7, McCormick (DOB: 1/19/92) was discovered unresponsive in his home located in the 11600 block of Valleycrest Drive in Studio City. Authorities were called and McCormick was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:51 a.m. On Sept. 8, an autopsy was performed and a cause of death was deferred pending further investigation. It was later determined McCormick died from mixed drug toxicity (fentanyl, cocaine and ethanol).”
The rappers death is being reported as accidental and reports describe what was found at his residence at the time of death. “A small bag containing a white powdery substance was located on a small table along the north wall of the studio room,” it states. “On a separate table along the north wall of the studio room, an iPad was noted with linear white powdery residue. An empty bottle of liquor was noted on the desk along the east wall of the studio room. Inside the master bedroom, a bottle of prescription medication prescribed to the decedent was noted. Inside the closet on the west wall of the the bathroom, a bag containing a white powdery substance and multiple loose pills were noted inside the pocket of a coat. …. A rolled 20 dollar bill with a white powdery residue was noted in the right pocket of the decedent’s shorts. An empty 750ml bottle of liquor was noted on a nightstand on the west side of the bed.”
The artist struggled with substance abuse and was prior to his death arrested for DWI stemming from a car accident in May in the San Fernando Valley.
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