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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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Why is he talking like an urban pimp, didn't he have an identity of his own? When I hear young white guys talking like that I just laugh. Pitiful.. Ha ha

540 days ago


Just another pathetic loss. Too much money and not enough brains to handle it.

540 days ago


Wiggity wiggity wack yo

540 days ago

FM King    

When you take hard drugs you are committing suicide one hit at a time. It seems Chris has succeeded! What a waste!

540 days ago


Little Wayne is next! if he continues to use drugs. I am going to remember him like John Lennon buried in Louis, I'm talking about all brown linen Huh! :)

540 days ago

ray Luchi     

problem with most not all but most is their is no respect, sure he was a recreational drug user but he like the hard stuff which is sad and usually can end in death no diffrent then pot heads stinking up the place although it usually wont kill you, but have respect for the guy he was a human beuing with some talent

540 days ago


by raising more awareness about the deadly consequence of drugs, he finally gave more in death than he ever did in life.... rip

540 days ago

Gary Destro    

Wonder if they'll bury him with his clothes on backwards? Many years ago i worked security at one of their shows. Most of the tennage kids went in the rest rooms and turned their clothes backward because that was the acts gimmick. if parents who dropped their kids off only knew!
PS no trouble at the show, All went well which is what i always liked to see,

540 days ago


Maybe the established black performers should start mentoring the young performers to stay away from drugs. Make it a rule and they will comply, in order to have fame and wealth.

540 days ago


With Bullets & Dope, the Black youth of America will soon be like the dinosaurs, EXTINCT!Pathetic Ghettoheads!

540 days ago


Too bad the defibrillator couldn't get his heart to Jump!Jump!Jump!

540 days ago


All of this speculation of a so called overdose, Chris was battling cancer dumba$$es. R.I.P Mac Daddy!!!

540 days ago


Jump, jump, kriskross gonna make you jump.. he can't jump no more. May as well legalized drugs, cause people will continue too do what they want. Until they die

540 days ago


Legalize all drugs. No amount of rehab will help, those who refuse it.

540 days ago


This is sad.

540 days ago
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