Juice Wrld’s Cause Of Death Revealed
Late rapper Juice Wrld’s passing took the hip-hop music industry into a shock phase as the recent deaths of young music acts lept happening. The cause of Juice Wrld’s death has now been released as a result of oxycodone and codeine toxicity.
Chicago police were notified by federal agents while the plane was in the air that “weapons and narcotics” were suspected to be on board. Following a search of luggage aboard the jet found 41 “vacuume-sealed” bags—or 70 pounds—of marijuana and six bottles of prescription codeine cough syrup. Investigators also confirmed that two 9mm pistols and a third gun were found.
According to officers, it was around this time that the rapper began convulsing. He was then administered two doses of Narcan and police said Juice Wrld eventually woke up but was still incoherent and bleeding from the mouth.
According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, the young rapper—who had just celebrated his 21st birthday six days before his death.
The Chicago-based hip hop star had flown from California to Chicago’s Midway Airport and suffered a seizure in the terminal soon after landing on Sunday morning, TMZ reported at the time. Parademics transported him to a local hospital and E! News confirmed that the rapper was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center at 3:14 a.m.
Chicago police also told E! News that the rapper, born Jared Anthony Higgins, suffered a medical emergency and was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
“Shortly after arriving to Chicago, he suffered what appears to be some type of medical emergency according to people traveling with him,” a Chicago Police Department spokesperson tells E! News.
“There were no signs of foul play and all individuals aboard the aircraft are cooperating with CPD and have given all of their information. Currently we are awaiting the Cook County medical examiner on the cause and manner of death.”
“Juice made a profound impact on the world in such a short period of time,” the record company that the “Lucid Dreams” rapper signed with in 2008, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, said in a statement to E! News.
“He was a gentle soul, whose creativity knew no bounds, an exceptional human being and artist who loved and cared for his fans above everything else. To lose someone so kind and so close to our hearts is devastating. Our thoughts are with Juice’s family and friends, everyone at his label Grade A, and his millions of fans around the world.”