American superstar, Jarad Higgins, 21, a.k.a Juice Wrld died on 8th December 2019 from a seizure he experienced during a police check.
Upon series of investigations surrounding his death, which has got fans and family disturbed, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s report finally states that, the rapper died as a result of oxycodone and codeine abuse.
Juice suffered from a seizure after landing at Chicago’s Midway International Airport on a private flight from California on Dec. 8. Eyewitness said, the seizure caused the rapper to bleed from the mouth. Paramedics rushed the rapper to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., where he was pronounced dead.
According to witnesses, Juice swallowed pills on the flight before landing. The police found 70 pounds of marijuana from the private plane Juice was in after getting a tip from the pilot and searching the aircraft with drug-sniffing dogs upon its arrival at LAX.
It was during the search that Juice Wrld reportedly swallowed more pills with the view of hiding it from the authorities to prevent himself from being arrested for illegal drugs. Moments after taking the drug, he reportedly started convulsing and went into a seizure. He was given two doses of Narcan ( a drug used to reverse the effect of opioid overdose ) by paramedics but did not take effect.
Two of his bodyguards were arrested for gun possession together with Juice’s personal photographer. His record label has come out with a statement that reads:
“Juice made a profound impact on the world in such a short period of time,” the statement reads. “He was a gentle soul, whose creativity knew no bounds, an exceptional human being and artist who loved and cared for his fans above everything else. To lose someone so kind and so close to our hearts is devastating. Our thoughts are with Juice’s family and friends, everyone at his label Grade A, and his millions of fans around the world.”