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'Kris Kross' Death

Cocaine & Heroin Suspected

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



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.

"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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So sad I grew up listening to Kriss Kross , many people only remember Jump Jump but they had so many good songs I had the bigges t crush on him when I was a kid so sad RIP Chris Kelly aka Mac Daddy. I wonder why Jermaine Dupri never tried to help him.

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Tell It Like It Is    

Another prefect waste of life. Can't say he'll be missed by anyone other then his dealer friends.

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He did not live with his mom. He was my neighbor and live in a great neighborhood. He had lots of people around him but as you imagine was not there to help him but take from him. He had a good soul, just very troubled.Love u Chris You will be missed.

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As far as your ignorant comments just showed how classless and how poor upbringing can trickle down from the gene pool. He lived in a mansion and met and did things half you losers would only dream of.Smh grow up

538 days ago


Where the white women at?

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Its sad I wish his mom could have got him help. Also can we keep the racial comments off TMZ. I'm getting so tired of TMZ's racial comments. TMZ is like the platform for every racist person to come out and show their racial side. Drugs can affect anyone. It does not affect one racial/ethnic group and it does not affect only the rap world it can affect anyone. We've seen this over and over again. Look at rocker Sid Viscous his own mother shot heroin in him and overdosed him and herself. This is not new. So let's stop with the racial comments.

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Dumb @ss

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You ignorant hillbilly uneducated CRACKERS! Your race is the most VILE & VIOLENT! (don't forget your past) but I've never seen anyone one race WISH, HOPE, PRAY, OR CHEER FOR ONES DEATH!! I wasnt raised to

538 days ago

Toasty J    

That DJ is an idiot. If you hear your famous friend talk about partying, why not actually talk to him and not do the "fake DJ" voice, like everything is fine.
Just another example of why radio is terrible.

538 days ago


I have not read one racist comment. Just comments on how stupid he was..@Carmen. You r the first one to mention who's being racist. Black fplk always somehow want to bring race up. Black people are more racist than whote people. I'm a Mexican. American.

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I al white people need to take a cruise ship and take all the black folk back to Africa and your asses to Europe. Mexicans and native American. Are the only true american. Columbus didn't discover anything if peoplle were already here. You alll wanted to get away from your country just like maxican nowadays. Except you all brought black as slaves with you

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How has someone's unfortunate demise turned into a racial war???? I think we have lost what is important, that someone has tragically lost their life n his family is grieving his death n I am sure they would like to grieve with a lil dignity, jus as everyone else should b doin. RIP Chris.

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