Here's What Killed Mac Miller

Fentanyl, cocaine, alcohol are to blame
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 5, 2018 11:37 AM CST
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In this July 13, 2013, file photo, Rapper Mac Miller performs on his Space Migration Tour at Festival Pier in Philadelphia.   (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

(Newser) – It was a mix of fentanyl, cocaine, and alcohol that killed rapper Mac Miller, according to the newly released toxicology report from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. The report names accidental "mixed drug toxicity" as the 26-year-old's official cause of death, Variety reports. He had publicly struggled with addiction and referenced those struggles in his work. The report also reveals that when he was found unresponsive at his home Sept. 7, authorities found empty liquor bottles, bags containing a white powdery substance, loose pills, a bottle of prescription medication, and more strewn about the residence. Miller's drug abuse was part of the reason he and Ariana Grande broke up in May; she recently referred to him as an "angel" in a new song. (Read more drug overdose stories.)

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