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Accidental Overdose Ruled As Cause Of Jay Bennett's Death

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 23, 2009 6:35PM

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup has released a statement attributing the cause of jay Bennett's death to an overdose of the pain killer Fentanyl. Bennett had blogged about suffering from chronic hip pain, so it's possible he was taking the medication to alleviate his symptoms. Northrup told The, "We're treating it as an accident. There's nothing we have that leads us to believe it's anything else."

Thanks for the tip, Mark