Mac Miller's death attributed to opioids, cocaine

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Mac Miller, a popular Pittsburgh-based rapper, died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, cocaine and alcohol, according to a toxicology report released Nov. 5 by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner.

Mac Miller, whose real name is Malcom McCormick, was found unresponsive in his Los Angeles based studio apartment Sept. 7. Authorities pronounced Mr. McCormick dead at 11:51 a.m.

An autopsy was performed Sept. 8, which identified the cause of death as "mixed drug toxicity."

Mr. McCormick's death follows those of numerous other musicians who suffered fatal overdoses such as Prince, Tom Petty and Lil Peep, according to The New York Times.

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