Mac Miller's Cause of Death Revealed To Be Fentanyl and Cocaine

Joann Johnston
November 5, 2018

TMZ has obtained the toxicology report from the L.A. County Coroner's Office. The coroner categorized the death as an accidental overdose. Miller, whose real name was Malcolm McCormick, was found face down and unresponsive and paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Miller, whose real name was Malcolm McCormick, was found unresponsive on his bed at his home in the Los Angeles area on September 7 by his assistant, according to the coroner's report. The assistant described him as already being "blue" during the 911 call.

Meanwhile, an empty bottle of alcohol was near his body on a nightstand, with a bottle of prescription pills in the bathroom. A rolled $20 bill with "powdery residue" was found in the artist's right pocket.

Miller's death came just months after he split from Ariana Grande and weeks after he was charged with a DUI.

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More than 71,500 Americans have died of a drug overdose in 2017, according to data released the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fentanyl is a powerful opioid pain medication and is much stronger than heroin.

The singer Prince had taken fentanyl before his death in 2016.

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