Rapper Mac Miller's cause of death revealed

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U.S. rapper Mac Miller died as a result of an accidental overdose involving cocaine, fentanyl and alcohol, a coroner has concluded.

The LA County Coroner's Office describes a "mixed drug toxicity" in the official toxicology documents. The coroner categorized the death as an accidental overdose. The manner of death was certified an accident.

An empty bottle of alcohol was found on the nightstand, near Mac's body. and a bottle of prescription pills was found in the bathroom. According to the report, "a white powdery substance, non-prescribed medication, prescription medication, and a rolled 20 dollar bill with white powder residue were collected from the scene and booked into evidence".

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The rapper, whose real name was Malcolm James Myers McCormick, was generally healthy otherwise, the report stated. The rapper died from accidentally overdosing on a mixture of fentanyl, cocaine and alcohol.

Miller's death came just months after he split from Ariana Grande and weeks after he was charged with a DUI. The majority-or least 68 percent-of those deaths could be attributed to opioids such as fentanyl.

Fentanyl was originally developed as a painkiller and anesthetic, but it's 50 to 100 times more potent than heroin.

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