Drugs found in body of late Foo Fighters drummer, Taylor Hawkins

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins had opioids, marijuana and other drugs in his system before he died, Colombian investigators say, the BBC reports.

A toxicology report, The outlet says, showed traces of 10 substances in his body, including anti-depressants.

The cause of death remains unknown and investigators did not say if the mix of drugs was a factor, according to the report.

Hawkins, 50, died at a hotel in Bogota, with the band due to play at a music festival this weekend.

Local officials said an ambulance was sent to the hotel after a man reported having chest pains.

He did not respond to resuscitation efforts and was declared dead, the city’s health department said.

The Colombian attorney general’s office said it was still investigating and would release more details later.

“The National Institute of Forensic Medicine continues to conduct the necessary medical studies to ascertain the cause of death,” it added.

Fans of the band who were in the Colombian capital to see them play have laid flowers outside the hotel. 


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