Alcohol Poisoning Killed Warrant's Jani Lane
Warrant singer had struggled with alcohol problems
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 6, 2011 8:55 AM CDT
Warrant singer Jani Lane performs with Camp Freddy during the grand opening of the Empire Ballroom October 22, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Nearly two months later, an answer to what killed Jani Lane: alcohol poisoning. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office determined that the former Warrant frontman died from acute ethanol intoxication, the AP reports. E! notes that a half-empty vodka bottle and prescription drugs were found alongside Lane's body in a hotel room. The Hollywood Reporter adds that Lane had been arrested twice, and put in jail once, for driving under the influence.