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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
Alcohol Poisoning Killed Warrant's Jani Lane
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)

(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. (Read more Jani Lane stories.)

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