Rapper Juice Wrld Died of Oxycodone, Codeine Toxicity


Rapper Juice Wrld’s death was confirmed to be because of oxycodone and codeine toxicity. This was revealed after more than a month following his death. Cook County Medical Examiners also revealed that this narcotics toxicity was accidental.

December 8, Sunday, the hip-hop superstar was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center after he suffered a seizure at Chicago’s Midway Airport. He was later on pronounced dead at 3:14 am. The rapper was traveling back from California.

According to the Chief Commander Officer of Chicago Police Department Anthony Guglielmi, they were already waiting inside the Atlantic Aviation hangar for the rapper’s arrival from Los Angeles after he was suspected of smuggling some contrabands. It was around 1:30 am in the morning when the police escorted Wrld’s team.

Afterward, the police were informed that narcotics and firearms were suspected to be on board. After a search of their luggage, the investigators found 41 vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana which are about 70 pounds and six bottles of prescription codeine cough syrup. Aside from drugs, two 9mm pistols and guns were also discovered.

After a few minutes of the discovery of drugs and firearms, Wrld began convulsing. He was then administered with two shots of Narcan and eventually woke up. However, Guglielmi revealed that Wrld was still bleeding in the mouth and is not in the right state of mind. Later on, he was transported to the local hospital and unfortunately died.

However, nothing was filed against Wrld’s entourage and people. The Chicago police revealed that the narcotics were found on untagged suitcases. The police are still going on with the investigation towards this incident.


Born as Jared Anthony Higgins last December 6, 1998, the 21-year-old Chicago based superstar created an impact on the music industry. Following his death were various condolences from fellow celebrities like Lil Yatchy, Nicki Minaj and Travis Scott. Wrld is known for his songs “All Girls Are the Same” and “Lucid Dreams” which helped him earn a contract with Interscope Records. He also had a history of drug abuse in which he was so open about and encouraged people to walk away from those vices.

Wrld is one of many celebrities who passed away in 2019.