Lil Peep’s Cause of Death Confirmed as Overdose of Fentanyl and Xanax
According to a report from TMZ, the Pima County Medical Examiner Arizona found the rapper's cause of death came from the "combined toxic effects of fentanyl and alprazolam." Alprazolam is the generic name for Xanax. Along with the fentanyl and Xanax, Lil Peep also had marijuana, cocaine and the painkiller Tramadol in his blood.
The rapper's urine also tested positive for all of the drugs, plus opiates such as Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone (Dilaudid), Oxycodone and Oxymorphone.
While the medical examiner confirmed Lil Peep's death was accidental, it is known that combining fentanyl and Xanax can lead to respiratory distress, coma and possibly death.
The rapper passed away on Nov. 15 in Tuscon, Ariz., on his tour bus. Following his death, Lil Peep's brother called his death an accident. “We [the family] have heard there was some sort of substance he did not expect to be involved in the substance he was taking,” he said. “He thought he could take what he did, but he had been given something and he didn’t realize what it was.”
The brother added, "It was an accident, it really was an accident. He was super happy with where he was in life.”
Since his passing, Lil Peep has received an outpouring of love from other rappers including Lil Pump, Juicy J and more.
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