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'Kris Kross' Death

Cocaine & Heroin Suspected

5/2/2013 7:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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UPDATE

11:22 AM PT -- A rep for the Fulton County Medical Examiner tells TMZ, the autopsy has been completed and there were no signs of trauma or foul play. The cause of death will be determined by the complete toxicology report in 3-4 weeks.

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"Kris Kross" rapper Chris Kelly had been using a combination of cocaine and heroin the night before his death, this according to the police report obtained by TMZ.

According to the report, paramedics initially responded to Kelly's Atlanta home around 3 PM EST -- after his mother called 911 asking for medical assistance.

When help arrived, paramedics found 34-year-old Kelly lying on the living room couch -- unresponsive and with "no life signs." The medics attempted to revive Kelly, to no avail.

Kelly was immediately transported to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead a few hours later.

After the death, cops spoke with Donna Kelly Pratte -- Chris' mother -- who told police ... the night before Kelly's medical emergency, he had taken a mixture of heroin and cocaine -- commonly known as "speedballs."

Donna told police she had personally taken Kelly home to recover from the drug use ... just as she had done several times before. Donna told cops Kelly had felt nauseous all morning before passing out.

According to the report, Kelly's mother and Kelly's uncle both told investigators the rapper had an "extensive history of drug use."

Hours before Kelly passed out, he had a phone interview with The Streetz Morning Grind radio show in ATL ... and sounded like he was in bad shape.

In fact, Kelly made reference to his hard-partying ways, which seemed to upset the DJ, who was personal friends with the rapper.

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durpdurp    

Two of my favorite drugs. You have to have the right balance.

351 days ago
2.

Tim    

Doing that stuff will make you jump jump........

351 days ago
3.

nipples mugee    

Slacker..

351 days ago
4.

STFUP    

Speedballs'll make your heart...
Jump! Jump!

351 days ago
5.

jarhead333    

I called it!!!

351 days ago
6.

Socke    

one hit wonder...no wait...two hit wonder

351 days ago
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Kev the Realist    

When will these rap idiots learn, DRUGS WILL KILL YOU. NOBODY is immune. Just another example of how these morons lack education and think the basic societal standards do not apply to them. Maybe at sometime, people will learn...... How many of our kids have to die from basically being STUPID. And don't go off on me for being racist or anything else, it is blanket stupidity that kills them......

351 days ago
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Azi    

Too bad Chris crossed into the hereafter.

351 days ago
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moxie    

The same mix that off'd Belushi. (As well as many others) Drug addicts just don't learn. I wonder if Lilo does this stuff?

351 days ago
10.

Belfast to Cali cutie     

It's not the Mom's fault but why keep enabling him if he has an extensive history with the crap? Tough love

351 days ago
11.

CC    

Hope he enjoyed his 'trip'....

351 days ago
12.

truthteller    

No really ...!!!!!

351 days ago
13.

LOLOL    

TMZ no really cares about this guy, so there is no point in these feature articles with the red border.

351 days ago
14.

Mumra the Ever Living    

Hey, say hello to Belushi when you reach druggies hell you stupid fuque.
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Lohan will be joining you shortyly.

351 days ago
15.

lanie    

Speedballs are one of the most deadly drug combos around. That's why Layne Staley from Alice N Chains too.

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His mother should have taken his ass to the ER when he was in that state. My mother almost did that one time for me because of ALCOHOL and 2 benadryl tabs -- she literally called the ER and asked them if she should take me in, then my mother sat up all night and monitored me.. (I was in high school and an idiot).

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If he got arrested at the hospital, then OH WELL.. at least he'd still be ALIVE!

351 days ago
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