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'Accidental' OD Killed Slipknot Bassist

Coroner blames morphine for Paul Gray's death

(Newser) - An "accidental" overdose of morphine and the painkiller fentanyl caused the death of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray last month, according to autopsy results. The coroner says the 38-year-old also suffered from "significant heart disease," Reuters reports. Investigators found no evidence that Gray had prescriptions for either the... More »

Slipknot Bassist Found Dead

Paul Gray was 38; foul play not suspected

(Newser) - The bassist for the heavy metal band Slipknot was found dead today in a hotel in Urbandale, Iowa, police say. Paul Gray was 38. Police do not suspect foul play in his death, but they are investigating, and an autopsy is set for tomorrow, reports the Des Moines Register . Gray... More »

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