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'Kris Kross' Death

Cocaine & Heroin Suspected

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

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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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121.

Allison    

Good. Another loser and worthless N-idiot gone. No talent, no purpose, just a total waste of space. Hopefully mommy dear will cremate him so he won't take up any more space on this planet!

436 days ago
122.

Toilethead    

If only a few other (c)rappers would follow in his footsteps.

436 days ago
123.

TruthTeller    

Overdose my ass... If u havent already, watch THE TRUTH DVD... you'll see what happend to him... Dnt be fooled.

436 days ago
124.

Lee2theRob    

For all of the negative comments I quote the late Chris Kelly "You can get the finger, THE MIDDLE"

436 days ago
125.

Wes    

Let me see u all put yo needles in the air...

Cocaine and smack wil make you, die die.
Mac Daddy now is dead dead!
uh huh, uh huh!

436 days ago
126.

Wes    

Let me see u all put yo needles in the air when you sing this...

Cocaine and smack wil make you, die die.
Mac Daddy now is dead dead!
uh huh, uh huh!

436 days ago
127.

Clint Stevens    

"Donna told police she had personally taken Kelly home to recover from the drug use ... just as she had done several times before."

One hell of a mother, isn't she.

436 days ago
128.

Godabed    

what a garbage claim did anyone ever check up on the fact that he had a genetic disorder, which was one of the reason wasn't performing as much?

436 days ago
129.

Janet    

It's sad how these young musicians end their lives by taking drugs. R.I.P.

436 days ago
130.

Kristy    

wow, another loser rapper od's on heroin, why is this even news-they had one song twenty years ago and I thought it sounded like whitebread boy band music. No loss.

436 days ago
131.

Tess    

I dont get these people...........doing drugs

436 days ago
132.

DEBBIE    

And the next we will be hearing,"accidental overdose", NOTHING accidental about it!

436 days ago
133.

Unko Jozee Welz    

Krissy if you dont know hiphop stop trying to get attention threw a legends death......what have you done?

436 days ago
134.

tamtam    

Same combo that killed Belushi and River Phoenix

436 days ago
135.

VimalaNowlis    

Cocaine and heroin involved in the death of a rapper? Who would have thunk?
It's a sad day for the music world when fast talking rapping gained recognition as "music" for the untalented.

436 days ago
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