Popular But Dead Rapper Coolio Was On Fentanyl, Heroin, Meth

  • THE RAPPER COOLIO’S cause of death has been attributed to fentanyl, according to the Los Angeles County medical examiner, the New York Times reports. The conclusion comes nearly seven full months since the rapper died on Sept. 28, 2022 at age 59. He also reportedly had traces of heroin and methamphetamines in his system.
  • In a statement, LAFD confirmed that a team of firefighters and paramedics responded to a medical emergency at Coolio’s location and attempted to save the rapper for nearly 45 minutes. “LAFD arrived four minutes after dispatch to find an approximately 60-year-old male unresponsive, and they performed resuscitation efforts for approximately 45 minutes, per protocol. With consultation through the Base Hospital Physician, the patient was declared dead just before 5:00 p.m. PT. LAFD cleared the scene, which was left under LAPD supervision, awaiting the Coroner.”
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