Mac Miller’s cause of death revealed

US rapper Mac Miller died from an accidental overdose involving drugs and alcohol, a coroner has ruled.

The 26-year-old was found unresponsive in his Los Angeles home by his personal assistant on September 7.

He was reportedly found in a “praying position” – kneeling forward with his head on his knees.


Emergency services were called to the scene and declared the rapper dead shortly after.

In a Los Angeles County Coroner’s toxicology report released on Monday, it was revealed Miller’s death was the result of “mixed drug toxicity”.

According to the report, fentanyl, cocaine and ethanol was found in Miller’s system.

The coroner ruled the death an accident.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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