Extra particulars are coming to mild about Luke Bell’s loss of life.
Practically one month after Bell was reported lacking, an post-mortem report and supporting toxicology screening confirmed that the nation singer died of an unintentional fentanyl overdose.
Bell was discovered unresponsive by a passerby in a parking construction in Tucson, Ariz., based on the Sept. 19 reviews obtained by E! Information. Drug paraphernalia was discovered on the scene.
“In consideration of the recognized circumstances surrounding this loss of life, the out there medical historical past, and the examination of the stays, the reason for loss of life is ascribed to fentanyl intoxication,” the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Workplace stated in a report. “The way of loss of life is accident.”
The report lists the date of Bell’s loss of life as Aug. 26. He was 32.
Bell beforehand toured with a number of nation greats, together with Willie Nelson, Hank Williams Jr. and Dwight Yoakam.
The information of the “Jealous Man” singer’s passing was first confirmed by his shut pal and fellow musician Matt Kinman, by way of a weblog publish on Saving Nation Music, 9 days after he was reportedly lacking to police.
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Bell’s household additionally launched a press release to E! Information saying they have been “heartbroken” over the tragedy and thanked the honky tonk star’s pals and followers for his or her help.
“Luke had a delicate coronary heart, a wanderer’s spirit and a musical present that he was lucky to share with us and the world,” the assertion learn. “We’re so grateful to his pals and followers for embracing Luke and his music. We wish to thank all of Luke’s followers, family and friends who’ve been sharing tales and photographs of pleased occasions with him.”
The assertion additionally shed some mild on the psychological well being points that Bell was coping with earlier than his loss of life.
“Sadly Luke suffered from the illness of psychological sickness, which progressed after his father’s loss of life in 2015,” the assertion continued. “Luke was supported by way of his illness by a group of loving household and pals. Regardless of this, he was unable to obtain the assistance he wanted to ease his ache. Our hearts exit to the tens of millions of individuals affected by psychological sickness who, like us, perceive the devastating disappointment of a system that constantly fails to offer caring options to those that undergo.”
The assertion concluded, “Our solely consolation is available in the truth that our Luke is lastly free and at peace.”