Local officials person determined that state euphony vocalist Luke Bell died of an accidental fentanyl overdose, according to a quality report.
Bell, 32, was found dead successful Tucson, Arizona, connected Aug. 29 adjacent wherever helium was past seen earlier being reported missing connected Aug. 20, the Tucson Police Department said astatine the time.
An autopsy study released Monday by the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office and obtained by section ABC affiliate KGUN 9 said “fentanyl intoxication” was the origin of death, “in information of the known circumstances surrounding this death, the disposable aesculapian history, and the introspection of the remains.”
“The mode of decease is accident,” the study said, noting helium died connected Aug. 26.
At the time, his friends, loved ones and colleagues had been trying to find him. His assemblage was recovered 3 days aboriginal successful a shaded portion of a parking batch adjacent North Craycroft and East Grant roads.
Officials said cause paraphernalia littered the scene.
“Luke had a gentle heart, a wanderer’s tone and a philharmonic acquisition that helium was fortunate to stock with america and the world,” his household told TMZ successful a statement. “Unfortunately Luke suffered from the illness of intelligence illness, which progressed aft his father’s decease successful 2015.”
Bell’s 2014 debut medium “Don’t Mind if I Do” led to a grounds woody 2 years aboriginal and a self-titled medium that won implicit critics, according to Yahoo. He struggled with terrible bipolar disorder, however, which his household said was manageable for a while.
“Luke was supported done this illness by a assemblage of loving household and friends,” their connection said. “Despite this, helium was incapable to person the assistance helium needed to easiness his pain.”
“Our hearts spell retired to the millions of radical affected by intelligence unwellness who, similar us, recognize the devastating disappointment of a strategy that consistently fails to supply caring solutions to those who suffer,” the connection concluded.
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