Death of Gwar's Dave Brockie's Ruled A Heroin Overdose

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(Radio.com) Late Gwar frontman Dave Brockie’s cause of death was a heroin overdose. CBS affiliate WTVR reports that the toxicology results for Brockie, known in the metal band as Oderus Urungus, came back with traces of heroin.

The official cause of death has been ruled as acute heroin toxicity, which means the State Medical Examiner’s office believes the overdose was accidental.

Brockie was found unresponsive in his home in Richmond, Va., on March 23. When police arrived, he was pronounced dead at the scene. He was reportedly found sitting upright in a chair. more on this story

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