Mac Miller's Cause of Death Revealed to Be Fentanyl and Cocaine

Tonya Becker
November 5, 2018

'Malcolm McCormick, known and adored by fans as Mac Miller, has tragically passed away at the age of 26, ' it read.

According to the autopsy report from the L.A. County Coroner's Office, obtained by ET, the rapper died from "mixed drug toxicity", including fentanyl, cocaine and alcohol. The death was ruled as accidental, and resulted from a mix of fentanyl, cocaine and ethanol (alcohol). His death was categorized as an accidental overdose, TMZ reported.

He was found in his bedroom in the San Fernando Valley around 12 PM. Loose prescription pills were also found in the room. It has taken the life of numerous stars, including Prince and Tom Petty.

Miller's death rocked the music community.

Several artists, including Chance the Rapper, ScHoolboy Q and Ty Dolla $ign, paid tribute to him last week at a benefit concert in Los Angeles.

Miller, whose real name was Malcolm McCormick, was found unresponsive on his bed at his home in the Los Angeles area on September 7 by his assistant, according to the coroner's report. And a Vulture profile published the day before he died painted a picture of a musician who mostly "spends his days relatively upbeat and preoccupied with music, and also with working out and balancing his diet", while also "not above mistakes and indulgences", including a DUI charge in months earlier. "So many time. I'm so mad, I'm so sad I don't know what to do", she added.

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