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‘Rapper Juice WRLD Died From Codeine Overdose’

The medical examiner determined the rapper's manner of death to be an accident.
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'Rapper Juice WRLD Died From Codeine Overdose'
‘Rapper Died From Codeine Overdose’

American Rapper and singer Juice WRLD died as a result of oxycodone and codeine toxicity, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday.

According to the medical examiner, the 21-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jared A. Higgins, manner of death was an accident.

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Juice WRLD, 21, died at a hospital he was rushed to after he suffered a medical emergency shortly after arriving at Chicago’s Midway International Airport on December 8, 2019.

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On the day of his death, Chicago police were called to the airport to assist federal authorities “in regards to a private jet arriving at the airport which contained a large amount of narcotics.”

When police checked the plane, they found 41 bags of what was suspected to be marijuana, six prescription bottles of suspected liquid codeine and three firearms, a police statement said.

However, the plane’s occupants all denied ownership of the package.

Juice WRLD suffered a seizure during the search, and a Homeland Security officer administered Narcan to him. Narcan is used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Unfortunately, the rapper didn’t recover.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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