Opioids, marijuana and antidepressants: the first forensic analysis of the Taylor Hawkins case was disclosed

The drummer from Foo Fighters Taylor Hawkins consumed opioids, marijuana, and antidepressants before dying, according to forensic analysis commissioned by the Prosecutor’s Office investigating the case of the musician’s death, the agency said AFP.

According to the Colombian Attorney General’s Office, the cause of death was an overdose. “He died of an overdose. Violent homicide ruled out. He died as a result of intoxication of 10 substances. Positive for marijuana, antidepressants, anticyclics and opioids with traces of heroin. Heart disease detected ”, collects the DPA agency of the local journalist Luis Carlos Vélez citing sources from the Prosecutor’s Office.

Hawkins, drummer of the American rock group Foo FightersHe was found dead in the room of a hotel in the capital of Colombia.

While, police laboratory personnel are already working at the place where the body was found to establish the possible cause of his death, according to the Colombian newspaper Time. An autopsy to establish the cause of death is necessary for the repatriation of the body to the United States.

The band announced the death of the musician on his Twitter account, but did not reveal the causes. ”We have launched an investigation to establish the causes of the musician’s death, but at the moment we do not have any information available to disclose. When the investigation progresses, it will be done,” a source from the Attorney General’s Office had said, before disclosing the results of the preliminary forensic analysis.

In the message, They noted that they are “devastated by the tragic and untimely loss” of Hawkins, 50, and have assured that “his musical spirit and contagious laughter” will live with the members of the band “forever”.

”Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that his privacy be treated with the utmost respect at this unimaginably difficult time,” the group said.

The group was scheduled to perform on Friday night at the Estéreo Picnic Festival as headliners within a tour of Latin America that had already taken them to Mexico, Argentina and Chile and concerts remained in Colombia and Brazil. The tour has been cancelled.

The drummer, 50, was part of the band with singer Dave Grohl, bassist Nate Mendel, guitarist Pat Smear, guitarist Chris Shiflett, and pianist and organist Rami Jaffee.

With information from the AFP and DPA agencies.

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