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DJ AM -- Cause of Death Accidental

9/29/2009 11:31 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

dj am cause of deathTMZ has learned the New York City Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death for Adam Goldstein -- DJ AM.

The M.E. says the cause of death is "acute intoxication" due to the combined effects of cocaine, oxycodone, hydrocodone (Vicodin), Ativan, Klonopin, Xanax, Benadryl and Levamisole (a drug used to cut cocaine with).

The manner of death is listed as "accident (substance abuse)."



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16.

TTboy    

Wow! Cocaine and a drug to help stop using cocaine? What's the point of doing that? kinda defeats the purpose of both.

1664 days ago
17.

Bren    

Accidental? It isn't like he tripped up and swallowed all the pills upon landing...taking all of that is no accident.

1664 days ago
18.

$$$    

substance abuse is no accident...

1664 days ago
19.

Trevor    

He was a nobody when he was alive, now he's still a nobody.

1664 days ago
20.

me    

This is not sccidental. He knew what drugs did, let a lone mixing them. theyy need to stop sparing people families by saying 'accidentL' overdose.. It was an overdose or drugs. I hope the family is doing well because it is sad what happened but after they listed all those and nine undesolved pills with cocaine....you know he wasnt thinking let me get higher and im not going to die. He n=knew. And he didnt stop. thats more than a relapse its a suicide

1664 days ago
21.

Mary    

It's been recently observed that nobody who has a "pop name" in our society has a death wherein the cause is ruled a "suicide". R.I.P., DJ A.M.!

Wake-up, people, taking drugs (pharmaceutical, illicit, or both) let alone when multiplied and in large doses = SUICIDE. If one is, basically, a naturalist, i.e. dealing with physical, emotional, and psychological pain in wholistic ways, you begin to look around at the large percentage of Americans walking around with glazed eyes from the abuse of alcohol, marijuana and other illicit drugs, AND one pharmaceutical drug(s) after the other. It's time for all Americans to wake-up so we can reclaim our place of excellence as a collective society in the world.

1664 days ago
22.

QueenB    

When you no longer see the beauty in life things like this happen. Although it is the easy way out, some people just aren't willing to keep trying. Who are ya'll to judge!?! Remember him for his dj skills, love for life and try to forget all the hype! God Bless the family in these tough times. pray for strength

1664 days ago
23.

La Toya Jackson    

Back to me !!! .. My brother is dead and we want mo money .. Mo Money .. MUCH MO MONEY !!!! Buy our t shirts, cd's, dvd's and of course tickets to mai family's movie .. Ker Ching

1664 days ago
24.

mia    

By calling this an "accident" then they MUST be saying that Goldstein was TOO STUPID to know that taking all of these drugs would kill him.

He must have been a very very very stupid man.

1664 days ago
25.

TfromT    

The family must have needed, or paid for that ruling for insurance purposes. Like the other posters said ... who takes all of that and expects to live. Only in Showbiz.

1664 days ago
26.

bambam    

HAHAHAHAAAAAA a walking Pharmacy... what a dumbazz.. his GOD will judge him.. goodluck

1664 days ago
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SERIOUSLY!!!    

DRUGS KILL ... eventually. It was NOT an accident, IT WAS A GAMBLE, he knew what he was putting in his system, but he gambled that it would be okay this time so he rolled the 'dice' and drugs won. Same with Michael Jackson ... the body has an amazing stamina when it comes to abuse, but when it's had enough it simply shuts down ... sad avoidable loss of 2 lives

1664 days ago
28.

mia    

Prime Minister, you're a very sick man. Seek help immediately.

1664 days ago
29.

punchapap    

Adios loser.

1664 days ago
30.

Shiloh13    

I don't know how in the world that could be accidental. You don't accidentally take that many drugs!!! That's not right!!!

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