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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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370 COMMENTS

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136.

mr.howell     

I'm not surprised!, what do you expect when you do cocaine!.. and heroin..duuhh!.

505 days ago
137.

noel    

He was rumored to have had cancer a few years ago because he was bald. Never knew it was drugs.

505 days ago
138.

noel    

I was more into the light skinned one. That's a shame.

505 days ago
139.

shannon    

I like all kind of music, but I think it is funny that so many people are saying "another rapper dies of drugs." ODB is the only other rapper I can think of who has.......
Many more rock stars die from drugs.

505 days ago
140.

CyndiChainsaW    

So. His mom was enabling him. For awhile it would seem according to this article. Enabling users = bad! Very bad!

505 days ago
141.

Vic    

OK, pants at half mast

505 days ago
142.

Vic    

OK pants at Half mast

505 days ago
143.

airwolf50    

too much of a good thing can be bad.

505 days ago
144.

JB    

Another senseless death.... Money and Fame with no self control will only end in tragedy. We will be hearing about another Rapper dying soon name "Lil Wayne"

505 days ago
145.

knows talent    

Cocaine will make that heart rate Jump jump.

505 days ago
146.

knows talent    

Cocaine will make that heart rate Jump jump.

505 days ago
147.

USArmy    

What excuses are going to be made for this moron? Others knew he was doing this and did nothing. Sound familiar - MJ. Drugs kill but I guess no one learns if you are famous.

505 days ago
148.

Vote2012    

Wow what a shocker...another one of those rappers kicks the bucket from drug overdose, this is so common it is no longer news, plus half the country has no idea who they are or cares who they are. Are rappers role models for the black community in this country?

505 days ago
149.

Gustav LaFong    

He is now with Baby Jesus in Heaven, sitting next to God on a gold throne and listening to the angels singing.

505 days ago
150.

Pat    

Another one bites the dust !

505 days ago
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