Rapper Juice WRLD Died of Unintended Drug Overdose, Coroner Guidelines


(CHICAGO) — Rapper Juice WRLD died of an unintended overdose of oxycodone and codeine, the Prepare dinner County Medical Examiner’s workplace mentioned Wednesday.

The medical expert’s announcement a number of weeks after the 21-year-old rapper, whose given title was Jarad Anthony Higgins, went into convulsions at Halfway Worldwide Airport on Dec. eight after he and his entourage arrived on a personal aircraft. He was taken to Christ Medical Heart in Oak Garden, the place he was pronounced useless a short while later.

The announcement that the rapper had oxycodone, an opioid that could be a ache killer, and codeine in his system follows preliminary experiences {that a} federal agent who was on the airport to look the aircraft administered the opioid antidote Narcan to the performer after he’d gone into convulsions.

On the time, Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi mentioned drug-sniffing canine made a “positive alert”on baggage carts that have been loaded with luggage from the aircraft and {that a} search of the baggage revealed luggage of suspected marijuana, bottles of prescription cough syrup, firearms and metal-piercing bullets.

Guglielmi mentioned not one of the dozen or so individuals aboard the aircraft admitted to carrying the medication. However he mentioned that detectives have been conducting a forensic evaluation to find out which luggage belonged to which passengers, including that two safety guards who have been on the aircraft have been arrested for misdemeanor gun prices. A name to Guglielmi on Wednesday to ask if anybody else had been charged was not instantly returned.

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