Nation singer Luke Bell died because of an unintended fentanyl overdose, in response to a report issued Monday from the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Workplace.
The “The place Ya Been?” singer was discovered useless by a passerby in a shaded space of a parking zone in Tucson, Arizona, on Aug. 26, in response to officers. Drug paraphernalia was additionally discovered on the scene. He was 32.
“In consideration of the identified circumstances surrounding this dying, the accessible medical historical past, and the examination of the stays, the reason for dying is ascribed to fentanyl intoxication,” the medical expert’s report mentioned.
“The style of dying is accident.”
The investigation into Bell’s dying is ongoing, in response to the Tucson Police Division.
Bell, a Cody, Wyoming, native, had been a ranch hand and spent “a number of years of school” in Laramie earlier than pursuing his musical profession, in response to a Spotify bio.
He launched a self-titled debut album in 2012 and described his sound as “slightly bit honky tonk and slightly bit Texas, with wholesome dashes of Bakersfield and classic Nashville,” per the bio.
After dropping his sophomore album, “Don’t Thoughts If I Do,” in 2014, he opened for acts like Willie Nelson, Dwight Yoakam and Hank Williams Jr.
Bell launched his final single, “Jealous Man,” in 2021.
Liz Calvario, TODAY contributed.