Coroner on Ike: Coke Is It!

1/16/2008 6:50 PM PST

Coroner on Ike: Coke Is It!

Ike Turner died of an accidental cocaine overdose, the San Diego County Coroner revealed today.

Paul Parker, Chief Investigator at the Medical Examiner's Office, said, "We are listing that he abused cocaine, and that's what resulted in the cocaine toxicity."

Ike's daughter Mia told the AP that her father's drug use was "an ongoing struggle."

Turner died on December 12 at his rented San Marcos home.