Chicago rapper Juice Wrld died final month from an overdose of oxycodone and codeine.
An post-mortem carried out on the physique of the 21-year-old discovered he died unintentionally from an overdose of oxycodone and codeine, the Cook dinner County health worker’s workplace mentioned on Wednesday.
The rapper, whose actual identify was Jarad A Higgins, died on December eight after he suffered convulsions and went into cardiac arrest as Chicago police and federal brokers searched his and his entourage’s baggage for weapons and medicines at a personal hangar at Halfway Airport.
The rapper’s girlfriend, requested by police on the scene if he had any medical points or had ingested any medication, replied that he took Percocet, a painkiller, and had “a drug downside”, regulation enforcement sources instructed the Chicago Tribune on the time of his loss of life.
Percocet incorporates acetaminophen and oxycodone, a strong painkiller and opioid that was present in Higgins’ blood.
The health worker’s workplace didn’t launch the complete post-mortem outcomes or the toxicology report, saying they hadn’t been accomplished but. The post-mortem report might be made public as quickly as Thursday.
In accordance with the regulation enforcement sources, the search on the non-public Halfway hangar turned up 41 “vacuum-sealed” baggage of marijuana, and 6 bottles of prescription codeine cough syrup.
Authorities additionally recovered two 9 mm pistols, a .40-calibre pistol, a high-capacity ammunition journal and metal-piercing bullets, in accordance with the sources.
Two males recognized by police as working safety for Higgins had been charged with misdemeanour offences for illegally possessing the weapons and ammunition.
The officers and brokers had been ready on the Atlantic Aviation hangar at Halfway due to suspicions that the non-public aircraft from Los Angeles with the musician on board was carrying contraband, the sources mentioned.
Higgins’ music profession took off after he gained help from freestyling on his highschool’s radio present, in accordance with a 2018 Tribune profile. He racked up hundreds of thousands of streams on SoundCloud for music that blended “parts of meandering, mumble-rap singing in opposition to drill-lite percussion and pop-punk melodies … bridging the hole between city and suburban youth experiences; an angst-riddled adolescence that feels simply as romantically rejected and remoted because it desires to turn-up.”
Higgins has additionally been open on social media in addition to in media interviews and his music about his struggles with drug use.