Autopsy Results Shows Slipknot Bassist Died Of Morphine Overdose

June 22nd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD  

By Ranjan Bhaduri
Slipknot BassistLos Angeles, June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recently declared autopsy results for Slipknot bassist Paul Gray has revealed that the bassist had died from an overdose of morphine. The medical examiner from Polk County told the media that Paul Gray had accidentally consumed morphine in high dose which resulted in his death.

Paul Gray (38) was found lying in a hotel room near Des Moines in Iowa by a cleaning staff. The police was called in at once at the hotel along with the medicos who after a primary observation pronounced him dead. Sgt. Dave Disney from the Urbandale Police Department told the media that Paul Gary was alone in the room when he consumed the drug.

The Toxicology tests performed by Dr. Gregory Schmunk upon Paul Gray showed traces of a high level of morphine and fentanyl (a synthetic morphine). The doctor also said that Paul Gray had been suffering from heart problems. The autopsy results concluded the fact that Paul Gray’s body has been lying in the hotel room for over hours after the bassist breathed his last in the hotel room.

Grammy award winning band “Slipknot” had their first success with their self titled album which was declared to a be a platinum record way back in the year of 2000. Following that was “All Hope is Gone” which maintained it’s first position for a long stretch of 69 weeks on “Top 200 charts” in the year of 2008.

Paul Gray who had a history of drugs was taken into custody in the year of 2003 when he was in Iowa. The cops had him on possession of marijuana and cocaine.

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