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Rapper Juice WRLD Autopsy Complete, Cause Of Death Unknown

By Ryan Naumann

Rapper Juice WRLD’s autopsy has been completed and additional tests have been ordered to determine the cause of death.

According to reports, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Officer released a statement stating the autopsy performed left them with inconclusive results. The autopsy was performed early Monday.

The Medical Examiner has ordered, "Additional studies include cardiac pathology, neuropathology, toxicology and histology."

"The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office has determined that additional studies are required to establish the cause and manner of death for 21-year-old Jarad A. Higgins," the statement read.

The 21-year-old rapper died after suffering seizures at a Chicago airport. He was traveling from California to Illinois.

According to The New York Times Police were waiting for the rapper’s private jet to arrive after receiving a tip from a federal task force about drugs and guns on board.

The investigators were searching the rapper and his 10-12 member entourage when Juice WRLD started having a medical emergency. Officials administered Narcan to the rapper in an attempt to revive him. Chicago police spokesperson, Anthony Guglielmi, said the rapper was “basically convulsing” at a private hanger of the airport.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead at 3:14 a.m.

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Two of Juice WRLD’s security guards were arrested at the airport on gun charges. The security guards were arrested and charged with misdemeanor gun violations. The police spokesperson noted everyone was “very cooperative.”

Drake wrote a message following Juice WRLD's death , “I would like to see all the younger talent live longer and I hate waking up hearing another story filled with blessings was cut short 😢.”

XXXTentacion’s mom posted a tribute to the late rapper. She simply wrote, “I’m crushed 💔.”


Juice WRLD celebrated his 21st birthday last week. He wrote, “Yesterday was my actual bday im celebrating all week doe🤷🏾‍♂‍999 sh-t.”

After the death of XXXTentacion and Lil Peep, Juice WRLD dropped an EP “Too Soon.” The EP featured a song “Legends” where he rapped about his friends’ deaths.

He spoke to the The New York Times about drugs, “I smoke weed, and every now and then I slip up and do something that’s poor judgment. I have a lot going for me, I recognize it’s a lot of big things, a lot of big looks. I want to be there, and you don’t have to overdose to not be there.”

Fans have been flooding Juice WRLD’s social media with messages. One said, “i usually have an answer to the question but this time im gone be quiet... this time...”

Another said, “RIP to this legend. Why do most legends gotta die so young 😔😔😔 RIP 🙏🙏🙏”

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