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10 Celebrities who died of drugs

celebrities who died of drugs
10 Celebrities who died of drugs

Below is the list of Celebrities who died of drugs.

10. Janis Joplin (1943-1970)

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Janis Joplin was a famous psychedelic rock music singer of 1960s. She was also the lead singer of rock band Big Brother and The Holding. On 4th October 1970 she died in her room at the age of 27. Janis was was a heroin addict. Investigators ruled out her death to be because of heroin. Her manager believes that Janis took heroin of higher potency given by her drug dealer which caused her death.

9. Bon Scott (1946-1980)

HOLLYWOOD - CIRCA 1977: Singer Bon Scott, who died in early 1980, belts out a number circa 1977 in Hollywood, California. Rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young can be seen in the background. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
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Bon Scott was the main lead singer of the Australian band AC/DC. Scott was born in UK but his family moved to Australia when he was of 5 years old. AC/DC is considered as one of the best rock band of all time. On 19th February Scott drank heavily in a club in London. Scott was too drunk due to which he slept in car. But the next morning he was not responsive and died of suffocating from his own vomiting because of alcohol overdose.

8. Amy Winehouse (1983-2011)

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Amy Winehouse was an English singer who rose to fame for her music. Throughout her career she sang different music genre. She is also the only female English singer who won 5 grammy awards. The singer’s drug abuse was always the topic of discussion. On 23 July 2011 Amy’s bouncer saw Amy to be in a normal state but just drunk. Later Amy’s manager went to see her at around 2:00 am at night. Manager saw Amy was sleeping but when Amy didn’t wake up till the next afternoon she was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead. She died because of alcohol overdose.

7. Jim Morrison (1943-1971)

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Jim Morrison was an American Rock singer and the member of the psychedelic rock band The Doors. He is also considered as one of the best rock singers of all time. Morrison later became an alcoholic. On July 3 1971 Jim died in his bathtub in hotel in Paris. But later after his death no autopsy was performed which raised many questions. However his manager said that he died of heroin overdose which he accidentally inhaled thinking it was cocaine. Morrison’s manager had brought heroin for herself.

6. Whitney Houston (1963-2012)

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Whitney Houston the R&B pop singer is also considered as one of the best female lead singer of all time. Some of her albums are one of the best selling albums. Her drug abuse and use of cocaine has always been a topic of discussion in media. On February 11 2012 she died in her hotel room submerged in bathtub the Paramedics tried to revive her but failed. Whitney also suffering from a heart condition and cocaine has profound effect on heart the use of cocaine caused her death. Investigators also found many other drugs  in her body.

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